Norway bike hike (Part 4): Sognefjord

Finally my last post from last summer's bicycle tour in Norway. I guess it's about time since my next coming bike hike adventure tour is just round the corner. In the last bike-hike post I left Krossbu and was biking over Sognefjellet, and now the lovely downhill roads was waiting after the ascend upwards all [...]

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Rowing Workout Outdoor

So how to "keep in shape" while there's no access to a gym out here in the end of a fjord arm? I think I'm pretty happy about no gym here ... these days I actually find them pretty boring!) Instead it's hiking, uphill running, climbing and bicycling that are most interesting ..and available  ... and now [...]

Hurtigruten MS Polarlys

Yeah! Finally back in Norway again! After just 2 days at home I again packed my bags and headed for Norway. When asked to work at the power and avalanche center in Tafjord again I did not hesitate - of course I would! First I had to fly over for a short visit/stopover at my  family's place on [...]

Svalbard

So, what can you do when the heat is "unbearable"(I can't stand it) and the pollen allergy is becoming a real pain ..well, you could escape to a better place -  Svalbard! I decided to jumped on a short budget stay in Longyearbyen - and here I am now this late evening, sitting alone in the chilly wind [...]

Norway Bike Hike (Part 1): Geiranger and Norddal

The goal was neither to go highest, deepest, fastest, furthest or toughest - I would bike, hike and rest whenever and wherever I wanted - no stress - just be!  Finally the time had come for my very own "10-day-moment" and my trek bike was packed and ready to roll on a roadtrip. The Norwegian highway [...]

Ålesund

Jag skall inte ens forsöka förklara hur årets första del har varit - nestan lite obeskrivligt. Kan bara konstatera att mina närmsta och jag varit genom mer än man trodde man skulle klara av... men just detta är inget jag tänker skriva om här. Iallafall, nu äntligen börjar vår förtvivlan, chocken och rädslan så smått ersättas med [...]