Beneath our feet is millions of years of history written in the soil and rock formations. In different places across the planet there are signs of how the landscape has slowly been shaped into what we see and admire today. True natural wonders. For more unique natural wonders see Uluru or The Twelve Apostles.
Taken during my visit to Norway a few months ago this photograph is of the explore Helmer Hanssen’s statue in Tromso. Helmer Hanssen was one of the first five people to reach the south pole during the 1911 expedition. The dogs and the figure look life size in front of the Norwegian landscape but in actualContinue reading “Helmer Hanssen”
More of the Norwegian landscape from these fellow bloggers: All Good Hikes Come to an End Outbound to Anywhere
Almost 3000 km of Norwegian coastline in 5 minutes. This cruise up the Norwegian coast was broadcast to over 6 million people in real time!
Looking over Tromsø there is a view point where you can see the city and the surrounding landscape. The top of the mountain is easily accessible by way of a Norwegian priced cable car that runs every half an hour. Even though it is slightly expensive the view is well worth it. Above is a panoramaContinue reading “The View of Tromsø”
More panorama’s HERE.
See more photographs from Norway at my post The Norwegian Landscape and Sommeroy.
Driving in Norway took so much longer as we had to stop every five minutes to take photographs of the impressive scenery. Not sure who this guy is meant to be but I like to think if troll hunters where real this is what they would look like. Further reading: 7 uncomfortable truths about livingContinue reading “Troll Hunter”
I have been living in Northern Finland for the last six months and now the snow has finally cleared it was time to make a trip. The five hour drive north to Tromsø, Norway. It was the beginning of May but that didn’t stop it from snowing the night before. I had seen much of theContinue reading “Crossing the Border”