Category Norway

A little beach in Sola, Norway

Norway’s Coastline Reminds Me of Home…

After our cruise of the Lysefjord, and getting to see Pulpit Rock from below after our hike to it, we got back on the road, hitting a few sites before going to the airport for our late afternoon flight.  We headed west out of Stavanger to go see an interesting monument.  This was a trio […]

A Cruise on the Lysefjord

The morning after our hike to Pulpit Rock, we slept in, just a bit, before getting all of our stuff together to leave our little apartment for good.  We had a flight back later in the afternoon, but first we had booked a little cruise up the Lysefjord.  We wanted to see Pulpit Rock from below! […]

Enjoying the view after the long hike up to Pulpit Rock

The Hike to Pulpit Rock

We woke up early on Saturday to catch the first ferry from Stavanger to Tau at 6am.  We drove onto the ferry, got out and climbed the stairs to a seating area where we paid for the ferry ride, which for the two of us, with a car, cost about 200KR.  We then went back outside […]

An old boat house on the island of Eigerøya

Norway’s Coastline and WWII

As we left the mountains and started to get close to the coast, I could feel the change in the air, I could smell it.  I grew up near the coast of Maine, and to this day, the smell of a coastline, the fresh air mixed in the breeze with the smell of the salt […]

Norway, You’re Beautiful!!

A friend and I took a Friday off from work last month and hopped over to Norway, largely, to hike to Pulpit Rock.  Our plane landed at Stavanger’s airport just before midnight on Thursday night.  By the time we got our rental car and hit the road it was around 1230am.  After getting a little […]