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Our travels through Europe

Elisabeth searching stones in Scotland Teije in ScotlandWe like to travel by car, to have all the freedom to stay or go on any time. That means also we limit our travels mostly to Europe and we found that even this small part of the world is big enough to keep us travelling for a lifetime and has so many beautiful places to offer. So we invite you to join us on our travels and look at the photographs or read the travelogues. But maybe you like to make the jigsaw puzzles of our holiday photographs!

Clickable map of Europe

Maps and boundary data are copyrighted by FOTW - Flags Of The World web site (June 2007)

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Countries in Europe

Here a list of all European countries (some of which are partly in Asia but also considered belonging a little bit to Europe). There are more, but the autonomy of some, like Kosovo, is still debated. There are also some autonomous regions which we don't mention here, unless we have been there. As you can see on the list we are almost half way.
In this list are 51 countries (including Gibraltar) of which we have visited 32 together. Some of them (in bold) we have been to for only one or two days and for them we still have to make specific pages.
Albania Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Gibraltar Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Kazakhstan Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Malta Moldova Monaco Montenegro Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia San Marino Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom Vatican City
We have visited Albanie only one day, in 2007. A poor country with friendly people. We visited Andorra for one day in 2001, a small mountainous country. Armenia regained independance in 1991 and lies between Europe and Asia We visited Austria (and Vienna) in 2003 for a week. Azerbaijan in the Caucasus is lying partly in Europe and Asia Belarus declared independence on August 25, 1991 In 2005 we stayed for a week in Belgium We went one day to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2007 Bulgaria is one of the countries we still have to visit We have been several times to Croatia, in 2003, 2004 and 2007 In 2001 we visited Cyprus for a week In 2003 we spend almost a week in the Czech Republic On holiday in Scandinavia we spend a few days in Denmark Estonia is still on our list of countries where we have to go In 2002 we spend almost a week in Finland In 2006 we travelled for three weeks through France Georgia lies in the borderarea between Europe and Asia Germany is our neighbour, so we go there now and then for short visits We visited Gibraltar when we were on our way to Portugal in 2001 Greece is a destination that is not on our visited list yet In 2003 we visited Hungary for a week We still didn't find the time to visit Iceland In 2002 we travelled through Ireland for a week In 2004 we travelled two weeks through Italy Kazakhstan became an independent country on December 16, 1991, the last Soviet republic. We hope to visit Latvia soon Teije has been to Liechtenstein once, but we didn't go there together, yet Lithuania is high on our list of countries still to visit In 2007 we stayed in Luxembourg for a week In 2007 we almost visited Macedonia but just didn't have time enough Malta is an island nation that we still wish to visit We have never been near Moldova yet We visited Monaco one day when we were on holiday in France We visited Montenegro in 2007 for a few days Well, here we live, and now and then we go on holiday in our own country In 2002 we spend two weeks in Norway, a marvellous country In 2003 we travelled through the south of Poland In 2001 we spend a few weeks in Portugal Romania is another country we still have to visit Russia sounds quite far away, but we will go there one day We visited San Marino when we were travelling through Italy in 2004 We were quite close to Serbia in 2007 but didn't go there, yet In 2003 we visited Slovakia, only too short In 2007 we spend almost a week in Slovenia In 2001 we travelled through Spain and later visited Barcelona several times In 2002 we travelled through Scandinavia, vitising Sweden as well In 2000 we spend almost a week in Switzerland Turkey is still on our country-wishlist In Hungary (2003) we were only a few kilometers from Ukraine away... We visit the United Kingdom every year, on our regular Scotland trip We visited Vatican City when we were travelling through Italy in 2004
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