Norway
Dyratjørnane

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  • Day410

    Nesbyen layby, Hallingdalselva River

    August 10, 2017 in Norway ⋅ ☀️ 7 °C

    The road ahead of us meandered into the distance, mimicking the river that meandered at our side.
    Lakes, ponds and puddles reflected the pale grey and blue sky whenever the land dipped below the water table, which was frequently. The ground cover was made up of pale green lichens, mosses and low lying sage coloured shrubs, dotted with light grey rocks; moraine left over from when a glacier scrubbed the surface of the land.

    Dropping down from the plateau the hills grew higher and were covered with mostly coniferous trees. A train line provided a high speed connection to Oslo and the slopes supported many holiday homes, although they were well spaced and many had green roofs, helping to minimise the visual and environmental impact. With increasing proximity to Norway's capital city, large caravan sites became frequent. Many of the plots had cabins with fenced off terraces for vans to pitch alongside.

    We parked up at a layby beside the flooded river Hallingdalselva. The cloud had gradually disappeared and we now had blue skies and heat -what a contrast to the dull, wet and cold morning! Will measured the water temperature as 17°C at the shallow edges but it grew considerably colder the deeper he went as he took a 'refreshing' dip.
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  • Day9

    Hej hej Norge!

    July 12, 2019 in Norway ⋅ ☀️ 10 °C

    Wir verlassen am Mittag endgültig Schweden und fahren soweit nach Norwegen, wie wir Lust haben. Das Wetter soll in den nächsten Tagen so super bleiben, sodass wir beschlossen haben direkt den langen Weg zur Hardangervidda zu fahren um dort ein paar Wanderungen bei diesen tollen Bedingungen zu machen. Wir fahren immer die E40, springen mittags in einen See, halten an der Stabkirche in Uvdal, schaffen es bis Nord-Skurdalen und stellen uns für die Nacht an einen abgelegenen See. Dort können wir in der Dämmerung tatsächlich Biber beobachten. Früh morgens brechen wir auf, und sind zum Frühstück dann oben auf der Hardangervidda mit Blick auf den Hardangerjøkulen! Bei wolkenlosem Himmel und super Sicht!Read more

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Dyratjørnane, Dyratjornane

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