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Month: November 2009

Mørketid

Mørketid

After a very rainy Saturday, we were craving some fresh air on Sunday, and we went for a walk with Sevim. The mørketid, or dark time, has now begun – the sun doesn’t come above the mountains anymore. By Friday, it won’t come above the horizon at all. In the weather forecast, a cloudless day is indicated by this symbol: Anyway, we went for a walk along the coast. It was cloudy and windy, but quite warm. We found a…

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Ice Crystals

Ice Crystals

Last Saturday we went for a trip with Sevim (who’s now my colleague!) to enjoy the last bit of sunshine. Although the sun will still come above the horizon next weekend, it won’t come above the mountains… The weather was still looking very nice, so we set out to climb Rødtinden on Kvaløya. We were quite slow, as we were fascinated by the beautiful ice crystals everywhere! We kept taking pictures 🙂 They come in so many different shapes, and…

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Frosty Tromsø

Frosty Tromsø

We came back to Tromsø last night. Today we walked to the south tip of the island (Telegrafbukta) to watch the sunset. We almost missed it – at 12:30 we just saw the last glimpse of sunlight before it disappeared behind the mountains! The weather is cold and clear, and everything is covered in white frost. We walked along the coast for a while, enjoying the beautiful views… We walked on the jetty seen in the pictures above. I took…

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London, Lymington – and a job!

London, Lymington – and a job!

Let’s start with the good news: I found a job in Tromsø! I’m going to work for met.no as a weather forecaster. I’m really excited 🙂 I’m not sure when I will start yet, as this also depends on the second person they are hiring (we have to do our training together). I’m so happy that I found a good job, and I am looking forward to “really” live in Tromsø (I’ve been a visitor all this time, unable to…

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