Vestlandet

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A few pictures from a quick weekend trip to Norway's "Vestlandet" region (Western Norway). I started out in Førde, Sogn og Fjordane, and ended up roughly 4 hours north in Geiranger, Mør og Romsdal. Below are a few photos few different places along the way.

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Awaiting the Flytoget (high-speed rail) to Oslo's Gardermoen airport.P1460791
Morning sunrise in Førde.
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Strynsvatn (Stryn Lake).
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Mouth of the Geirangerfjord. 
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Looking down on Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord from above. A rather majestic and picturesque view, I might add.
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Lunar landscapes approaching the Oppland county border.
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Looking down towards Geiranger from the Oppdal county line.
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An idyllic country scene in rural Sogn og Fjordane county. 

Oslo: 2.5 weeks in

Wednesday, September 10, 2014


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The Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner which would take me to Oslo.
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Guard mount at the Royal Palace.

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Residential infill in the Sofienberg neighborhood.
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The new Norwegian Tax Bureau - Eastern Division (Skatt-Øst) at the Barcode development.
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Tøyen sentrum. 
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A cappuccino at the renowned Tim Wendelboe coffee shop.P1460666
A T-bane (metro) train at the Grodud station.P1460647
Late summer scene at Sofienbergparken.
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Looking southeast towards the center from the Fredensborgveien area.
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Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art. Renzo Piano, 2012.
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New residential and commercial develop on Tjuvholmen ("Thief's Island" in Norwegian).
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A quiet block in the popular Grünerløkka neighborhood.P1460530
A tram heading south on Toftes gate, in Grünerløkka.

Barcelona, Spain

Monday, November 25, 2013