Sunday , 24 May 2015

About Daniël Cronk

  • "To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour."          William Blake My world revolves around my travels. Beyond that, there is very little that exists.
Привет из России — Greetings from Russia

Привет из России — Greetings from Russia

The journey to Russia was pretty uneventful. My flight from Minneapolis to Amsterdam departed on time and actually arrived earlier than anticipated with an actual flying time of 7 hours 15 minutes. Th ...

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Ticket from St. Petersburg, to Moscow on Aeroflot

Ticket from St. Petersburg, to Moscow on Aeroflot

Today, not just 2 days after my Russian visa arrived in the mail I have purchased a flight from St. Petersburg's Pulkovo International Airport to Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport on 12-sept ...

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The wait is over, the Russian visa is here

The wait is over, the Russian visa is here

Yeah! After many weeks of waiting my Russian visa is finally here..... yeah. ...

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The Road to a Russian Visa

The Road to a Russian Visa

The day has come. I have filled my application out, created my cover letter, received my invitation & confirmation and sent everything off to Red Star Travel in Seattle, Washington. Hopefully I sh ...

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The Woes of a Russian Visa

The Woes of a Russian Visa

Who would have thought that getting a visa would be so much work and so much money... for those of you who don't know, a visa is a stamp or sometimes a sticker which indicates that a person is authori ...

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From Russia (Россия) With Love

From Russia (Россия) With Love

Today I looking online and came across a deal that is just too good to pass up. Roundtrip airfare to Moscow for just $585. So I had to snatch it up, a mere $235 more than flying to New York. The fligh ...

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The End of a Journey

The End of a Journey

As I departed Gabarone, Botswana for the 6 hour bus ride to Johannesburg, South Africa I began to reflect on the journey I had just undertaken. What began as a 30 day journey through Southern Africa w ...

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Beating Around the Bush in Botswana

Beating Around the Bush in Botswana

I really am surprised how easy it is to travel between many of these African countries. I took a mini bus from Livingstone, Zambia to the border station of Kazungula where I received my exit stamp. Fr ...

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Mosi-oa-Tunya, The Smoke That Thunders

Mosi-oa-Tunya, The Smoke That Thunders

When Scottish explorer Dr. David Livingstone first laid eyes on Mosi-ao-Tunya he recorded in his journal, “No one can imagine the beauty of the view from anything witnessed in England. It has never ...

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Wildlife & Sand: Namibia

Wildlife & Sand: Namibia

I arrived in Windhoek, Namibia on the 3rd of April and relaxed for much of the day while making some last minute preparations for the safari on the next day. For the most part, Windhoek appears to be ...

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Matt Damon on Table Mountain

Matt Damon on Table Mountain

What are the first things that you think about when you hear, South Africa?     Wildlife, Apartheid, Nelson Mandela, High Crime Rates – these are what came to my mind when I first thought about ...

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