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Calendar photo of the month: May 2018

Calendar photo of the month: May 2018

  The German Lofoten calendar provides us with the calendar photo of the month May. The photo is also included in the English Lofoten calendar, but there already in February. The photo shows the view over Vestvågøya toward Bøstad from the Torvdalshalsen rest area. We had to conquer another climb with our bikes to reach this viewpoint, but it was well worth the effort. Just some minutes earlier we had passed the Lofotr Vikingmuseum, which for sure would have been

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The Scandinavian Adventure – Visiting the Vigelandsparken

The Scandinavian Adventure – Visiting the Vigelandsparken

This post was updated on August 31st, 2018 Saturday, July 25, 2014 Today is the final day of Solo’s and my Scandinavian Adventure. Tomorrow he is going to return to Tennessee. These last five weeks have passed so fast, too fast. At the same time, it feels like months ago since I first picked Solo up at the airport. However, we still have some time left to enjoy ourselves, the time to say our goodbyes has not yet come. The

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The Scandinavian Adventure – Akershus Festning and the Viking ships

The Scandinavian Adventure – Akershus Festning and the Viking ships

This post was updated on August 31st, 2018 Friday, July 24, 2014 Today we are going to find the main entrance to Akershus Festning. This fortress is such a beautiful place I cannot let Solo go home without seeing it for himself. Luckily upon arrival on the closed entrance, I am spotting a tourist group taking another route. Maybe they are going toward the entrance? We decide to follow them to see if this will take us where we need

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The Scandinavian Adventure – From Frederikshavn to Oslo

The Scandinavian Adventure – From Frederikshavn to Oslo

This post was updated on August 31st, 2018 July 22, 2014 – July 24, 2015 Our cycling adventure has come to an end. The Stena Saga takes us back to Oslo, where what felt like months ago, but in actuality was just a few mere weeks, this cycling adventure started. But Solo has another few days to stay with me in Oslo before he is returning home to Tennessee. So we will spend some time exploring the city. On the

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