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Name: Gard
Hometown: Stavanger, Norway
Location: Stavanger, Norway
Join Date: June 30, 2007
Contributions: gardkarlsen has written about 145 places, shared 1,042 photos, left 872 comments, and smiled 1,899 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mar 7, 2017 – Mar 17, 2017
Apr 6, 2017 – Apr 18, 2017
Bejing, China
May 8, 2017 – May 13, 2017
» see all 21 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
Seeing the Great Wall of China, the view of Machu Picchu, seeing the Angkor Wat temples, the crystal clear and blue ocean at the Maldives, the view of the Norwegian mountains and fjords around Stavanger, finally reaching Uhuru peak on top of Kilimanjaro, being on a safari in South Africa and getting close to lions, elephants etc, taking the Shinkansen train in Japan, Rome in general, Paris in general, going to sumo wrestling in Tokyo...and so many other moments :-)
cimtech says:
Congrats on your new award !
Posted on: Aug 20, 2016
yuness says:
Congratz on your MHHR Award!
Posted on: Aug 18, 2016
Meshal says:
Congrats on your MHHR award, Gard! :)
Posted on: Aug 17, 2016
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gardkarlsen's Travel Blogs

My hometown Stavanger
Apr 20, 2012
I have a confession to make: I have not traveled to Stavanger in Norway...I live here. But I hope that I can contribute with in…
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gardkarlsen's Travel Reviews

Ridiculously Expensive "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
We had dinner at Huset on New Year’s Eve 2016! We arrived there at about 7 pm and I started up…
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Longyearbyen, Norway
We stayed at this hotel from December 30th 2016 until January 2nd 2017. We decided to splurge an…
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Alesund, Norway
We stayed at Quality Hotel Waterfront in Ålesund for one night in August 2016. It was easy to f…
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