4 hours in Oslo

By |2015-07-14T09:07:09+00:00July 14th, 2015|Green|

I was the first to get off the ship on this Sunday morning. Oslo was like a ghost city. There were no cars whatsoever. Empty streets, and this is the capital of Norway? Oslo is modern and is in facto one of Europe’s fastest growing cities. On every corner a surprise is [...]

Norwegian Blues

By |2015-03-10T06:43:45+00:00March 10th, 2015|Blue|

Twilight photography, it is one of my passions. Last week’s trip to Northern Norway made me a happy photographer, and not only because of the Northern Lights. I got the blues too. I got the blues, literally. The so-called blue hour is the period of twilight each morning and evening. The more north you [...]

Hunting the Northern Lights

By |2015-02-23T19:45:45+00:00February 23rd, 2015|Pink|

How to photograph the northern lights? That’s the theme of the voyage. When writing these lines I am sitting in my cabin 619 on Hurtigruten’s NORDNORGE after a lucky evening with a starry night and plenty of aurora borealis, while we are sailing to Kirkeness, the last Norwegian port before the Russian border. [...]

Olden. A green lake, a glacier & delicious water

By |2014-09-24T18:02:00+00:00September 24th, 2014|Green|

On Sunday we entered the 100 km-long Nordfjord. Another beautiful morning. Next stop: Olden. Must see in this region is the Briksdalsbreen, this glacier is a well-known and accessible arm of the Jostedalsbreen, the largest glacier on the European mainland. We drove past the miraculous emerald green lake of Olden. Our guide [...]