Tag Archives: Norway

Most popular Instagrams in October 2014

October began in Gdansk for all three of us, and we’ll get back to this fascinating city on the Baltic soon enough. Along with Copenhagen, Gdansk proved a popular subject from the iPhone lens last month; and just like in September cityscape of Gdansk was the best liked ‘gram of the month. Here are the […]

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Most popular Instagrams in September 2014

I’m really enjoying playing with Instagram, and thought I’d bring it home to Sophie’s World more. So here’s a new little series, a regular one this time, of popular Instagrams. Now, I could create posts with my personal favourite Instagram photos, but I’d much rather showcase the ones my friends like. Each month, we’ll pop […]

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Silent Sunday: Enchanting Asdøljuvet Canyon

Enchanting Asdøljuvet Canyon, Lier in Eastern Norway

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Silent Sunday: The man from the sea

The Man from the Sea, Mo i Rana in Arctic Norway

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Svartisen Arctic Glacier

The final segment of my road trip last summer ended, somewhat unplanned, at Svartisen, a large Arctic glacier. My plan for the day was to drive across the Arctic Circle and have a look at Polarsirkelsenteret (the Arctic Circle Centre), but as I headed out of the city of Mo i Rana, a sign for […]

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Hammerfest: the northernmost city in the world

“Reindeers have the right-of-way,” they grunted, these two, as they crossed the road in front of me, forcing me to hit the brakes hard enough for the seat belt to really fasten. They then proceeded to attack someone’s front yard. No need to trim bushes here. Driving into Hammerfest on a sunny September afternoon, I immediately took […]

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Road trip in Arctic Norway: Spectacular Helgeland – and Mosjøen

This summer, I’ve been roaming about in Norway, with both kids, with one kid, with friends – and on my own. Last week, Cat decided all she wanted for her 12th birthday was to go to yet another horse riding camp. And so I found myself with an unexpected four days of complete freedom, which […]

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