Mountain

  • Muskox in the City

    If you happen to find yourself in the Dovre mountains in the south of Norway, you may come across a flock of large, mean-looking, sheep-like animals. If you do, congratulations! You have just met...

  • Komsa Mountain in Alta

    Alta city's highpoint is Komsa Mountain. It may not compare in height or size with Bergen's Seven Mountains or Tromsø's Mount Storsteinen, but it has just as much significance to the thriving...

  • Halfway to Alta

    Norway is known to be a small country but when you are in the middle of nowhere it can seem very vast. We often stop at this halfway point when driving to Alta. The snow makes everything so quiet...

  • 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...

  • The Art of the Norwegian Tunnel

    Norway is covered in mountains. Rather than going over them, Norwegians prefer to go through them. So advanced is the Norwegian tunnel-making technology that tunnels are built with turns, u-turns,...