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  • Tyholt Tower in Trondheim

    The Tyholt Tower is the second biggest tourist attraction in Trondheim behind Nidaros Cathedral. It is a telecommunications tower and stands 120 metres high overlooking Trondheim city.

    There is...

  • Ring Fingers

    Med denner ringen tar jeg deg til ekte.

    "With this ring, I thee wed" are poetic words that describe the promise of two people in love.

    The wedding ring...

  • Spike Stone

    Driving on highway E8, an hour south of Tromsø, you will come across a graffitied stone. This gigantic boulder once broke loose and rolled down from the mountain above. Nordkjosbotn is a...

  • War Ruins on the Farm

    If you walk along the north fence on our farm, you will find a corner pocket of fir trees. The trees grow in rows, equal distance apart. This little forest is certainly man made, planted perhaps...

  • Salmon River Fishing

    Salmon is certainly one of the dishes you have to eat when you visit Norway, but it has to be wild salmon! Wild salmon is caught in rivers by local fishermen. Every year a...

  • Reindeer in Norway

    When you come to Norway, reindeer are a must-see. I admit that I was very excited at the prospect of seeing Santa's reindeer grazing in a field or walking across the road, and even more excited to...

  • How to Survive the Dark Winters

    'How do you like the darkness?' is a question Norwegians like to ask me. I always reply: 'I love it!' They are often very surprised.

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  • Dog Sledding in Alta

    Dog sledding is one of the must-do activities if you come to Norway in the winter. You get to 'mush' through some of the best winter landscapes and experience one of Norway's top sports that was...

  • Scenes from Aursfjord

    Aursfjord is a branch of Malangen fjord in Troms. It is a beautiful little drive just 40 minutes south-west of Tennes. Autumn was an amazing time to visit, the trees were definitely giving us...

  • Oldervik Oystercatcher

    Oldervik is a little fishing village, 40 minutes drive north-east of Tromsø. It is a dead-end, tucked away behind the Lyngen Alps.

    Oldervik may not be the most spectacular place in the world...

  • Senja Troll

    In a country full of mountains, legends of mystical creatures echo throughout the land. It seems in every valley, on every hilltop, or in every cave, there is a troll waiting to be...

  • Rock Carvings at Tennes

    Tennes is a small town in Balsfjord with a northern view of the Lyngen Alps. Even though it is in the middle of nowhere, Tennes has somehow always been a gathering place. The Vikings would meet...

  • Season to Pick Blueberries

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    I think Autumn is my favourite season in Norway – the weather is still warm here in Tromsø, the sunsets come down over the mountains again and the blueberries are ripe for the picking.

  • Reindeer Racing

    Every Easter the Sami host the World Reindeer Racing Championships. It is held at Kautokeino, a little Sami town just two hours east of Alta. Easter is a perfect time to have the event as there is...