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Month: October 2010

Liquid Apfelstrudel

Liquid Apfelstrudel

We went for a walk today, following the road/path that leads to the top of Kjølen. Winter has come early this year, we’ve had the first snow a few weeks ago. It keeps melting away though, so we weren’t sure what the snow conditions higher up would be like.  At first, the snow wasn’t very deep and the path had been used by many others. The road leads to a couple of lakes that are used as a source of…

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Crete

Crete

We spent the first week of October in Crete, to catch some last sunshine before the dark and cold time starts there – and actually have a week of SUMMER which we hadn’t had this year! We chose Crete because there is a direct (charter) flight to Chania from Tromsø. The flight time is about 5 hours. I left my gps on during both legs of the flights, so you can see our route below 🙂 We rented a car,…

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From Summer to Winter

From Summer to Winter

We came back from Crete a week ago – we had a wonderful time there, swimming in the sea every day, eating outside for every meal, lots of sunshine and temperatures between 20 and 28 degrees. Coming back to Tromsø was a bit of a shock – it was 5 degrees and raining when we arrived. I had planned to change clothes in the airport on Crete, but didn’t get a chance – so I stepped out of the plane…

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Sunset

Sunset

The sunset this evening was so beautiful… We walked over to Telegrafbukta, and watched the sunset reflected in the calm fjord. There were lots of people enjoying the beautiful evening, both on the shore and on the water 🙂 We’ve had another couple of days beginning with morning fog, followed by sunshine and a crispy clear evening… this autumn has been so nice! It’s coming to an end though, most leaves have fallen off the trees and there is a…

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