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Bull Horns

The Bull Horns, or Okshornan in Norwegian, is a mountain formation jutting out from the Senja Island coastline.  It is obvious that the mountains get their name from their shape as they are very sharp.  It looks like they are just one row but they are actually made up of layers and layers of rock. […]

From the South of Nid

The Nid river flows through the heart of Trondheim.  It bends round the famous Nidaros Cathedral and forms a natural moat around the city.  The river has kept its name since the Viking Age and is mentioned in prominant sagas such as Snorre Sturlason’s Heimskringla or The Lives of the Norse Kings where St Olav built […]

Sunrise into Sunset

me-on-snow-hill-at-sunsetA lonely mountain on the edge of the Finnmark Plateau.

An Otterly Awesome Experience

Just when you think you have seen it all… it all comes together. To my right was this quaint little beach. In front was the Arctic ocean. And to the left was an otter checking me out.  Ringvassøy, just north of Tromsø, is a secret treat.

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