If I had to describe my stay in Stockholm with a few words, I could only say: gray and freezing cold! Continue reading Gloomy Stockholm
For four days, I enjoyed the winter in Northern Sweden, even though it was not quite as wintery as expected. Continue reading Winter Adventures in Northern Sweden
In July 2011, I finally returned to Norway (more than six years after my first visit). This time, I stayed for two weeks, and visited the south of the country (Bergen, Sognefjord, Jotunheimen National Park, Stavanger, and Lysefjord). Once again, I was stunned by the beauty of the Norwegian landscape.
As we spent the last four days in Stavanger (and went on our hiking trips to Preikestolen and Kjeragbolten from there), we also spent some time to explore the town itself. Continue reading Stavanger, the City of Ships
Despite the warnings of my fellow traveller, I wanted to visit Preikestolen. Unfortunately, however, she was right: Preikestolen is truly overrun by tourists. Continue reading Tourist Crowds at Preikestolen
The rain that we did not have in Bergen was waiting for us in Jotunheimen National Park. On our arrival day, we still had nice weather, and were even camping in the wild on the outskirts of the park. After that, however, the floodgates of heaven opened. Continue reading Jotunheimen, the National Park of Rain
Bergen ist known to be the rain captial of Norway (if not the whole world). During my stay this year, however, I was exceptionally lucky with the weather. Continue reading Bergen, the City of Rain?