ABOUT 5050 ?


countries: 33

Months: 42

Welcome to our travelog. We are currently in Vancouver prepping for phase three of our 5050 Travelog project taking off in the fall of 2019. Check the Archives page to see where we have been so far. Our 18 Months Summary is also a good place to start or check the latest post from our summer 2018 trip through Europe.

The main goals for our travels are to experience the world as it is today, to photograph the many wonders, catch up with old friends and hopefully meet new friends along the way. Check the latest post in the Travelog or scroll down for more info on who we are and what we have been up to.


The who and the why

Where do we start? How about 1983 when Diana came to Denmark as an exchange student. Morten was ready with open arms. That's a long story and we will spare you the details of this encounter. Since then we have travelled as much as we could given our work schedules and raising our wonderful children.  

Our children have now left the nest, Morten turned 50 in November '14 and Diana was not far behind. We had itchy feet and that is how the 5050 Travelog idea came about over coffee at Starbucks one day in October 2014. The goal was; Travel to 50 countries in 50 months. 


The cornerstone with this project is photography. For more than thirty years Morten has been a self described photo nut. He loves cameras, lenses and editing but most of all capturing the images. Since 2002 he has operated his own photography business, mfoto.ca

Diana is very patient and good at listening to the ever changing photo bag configurations. She keeps all things on track and looks after all the details - whatever they may be. Together we make quite the team. All of the positive support and encouragement we have received when we have shared our plans and dreams is life affirming. Thank you. We would be honoured if you would follow along on our journey in the travelog.  

The 5050 Travelog logo is a symbol of an old Zeiss Ikon camera that Morten inherited from his father. 

I’ve been wandering early and late
from New York City to the Golden Gate,
and it don’t look like I’ll ever stop my wandering.
James Taylor