Entries Tagged ‘boat’

Crossing Ferries

Ferry crossings are everywhere in Norway.  It is sometimes just easier to boat around the mountain than build a  through it.  Some crossings are time-savers so you don’t have to drive in and out of fjords, and others are a link to the outside world. The Fosen ferry route between Flakk and Rørvik is very […]

Southern Sunset: Row Boat

This cute wooden row boat has become a feature of the landscape.  It is always sitting in the same place.  I know it gets used in the fjord but I have never seen it floating on the water, only sitting on the beach.  Soon the ice will come and freeze itself onto the boat.  It […]

Old Fishing Boat

Some things just get better with old age.  But no matter how much hope, it just won’t float.

Recycling for Future Generations

Norwegians have really understood the principle of recycling. An old, decommissioned boat like this one just needs to be stripped down, dragged out of the water and planted on solid ground. And voilá, you have a jungle gym for your kindergarten! It’s just like how kids dump their new toy to play with the box […]

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