When on a short early Autumn trip hunting for Stave Churches here in Norway, we discovered some enchanting small details present on a few cemeteries. These are very small (enough to fit on the palm of your hand) angel statues adorning a few modern graves. In other words, you won’t find them everywhere – at least, that’s how it was back in August this year.
These little fellas are very alluring, evoking good feelings when we come closer to observe them. Their expressions and pose are quite vivid. Perhaps they come to life on Halloween nights? They are literally the children of the graves.
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Briksdalsbreen is maybe the best known arm of the bigger Jostedalsbreen in Norway, the biggest glacier on continental Europe. Its not only the glacier that are spectacular, the path from the parking presents us with some breathtaking impressions as well.
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It has been quiet here at the blog/gallery the past days… That’s because we have been traveling through the fantastic parts of southern Spain. Meanwhile we sort through the new pictures, we leave you with some older shots we took from Geirangerfjorden, Unesco World Heritage site some years ago.
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Sognefjellet is a mountain pass – the highest in Northern Europe – between Sognefjorden and Lom, in Norway. You can use the Tourist Route 55 and indulge in wild towering mountains of Jutunheimen Nasjonallpark and open views, where you basically go from sea level to the roof of Norway in 30 minutes driving.
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We are not animal photographers, but sometimes, nature has gifted us with some fun, great opportunities to capture wildlife like this. Here you see a few shots of deer we have taken on different occasions – all of them in Hemne/Aure in Mid-Norway.
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On our previous post, we have shared photos we took from Trondheim, about 10 years ago. It’s impossible not to celebrate the beautiful Nidarosdomen or Nidaros cathedral as one of the most iconic landmarks, if not the most iconic landmark in that small city.
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About 10 years ago we took a day to walk through Trondheim, about one hour by car from where we live. Like many other cities, it is cut by a river, Nidelva. The third biggest city in Norway, with almost 200.000 inhabitants. Established by Olav Trygvason over a thousand year ago.
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