Entries Tagged ‘Mountains’

High and Low in Alta

High Summer and low tide in Alta.  A sleepy Summer’s day.  When the tide is out you can walk into the middle of the fjord or you can sunbath on the beach and watch other people do it.

Flat Mountains in Alta

Have you ever wondered why some mountains are spiky and others are flat?  I haven’t, not until I came to Norway.  I used to think flat mountains were dull and boring.  They slowly rose in the distance making a boring outline and most often I would think they were a hill, not a mountain.  However, […]

Air to Alta

It takes about six hours to drive to Alta from Tromsø, more if you stop and eat, miss the car-barge or take pics.  On a straight highway it would only take about two hours to drive, but because Norway is built by fjords and mountains, the road winds in and out, up and down, adding […]

Tromsø Island Sunset

It was a race against time.  Sunset was at 1:17pm.  This was our only chance to catch the last sunset of the year.  The last day of sun is Sunday but work, school, travel and a cloudy week was going to get in the way.  It had to be today.  To get the perfect shot […]

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