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Month: March 2011

Tønsvik

Tønsvik

After weeks of grey and stormy weather, with half a metre of new snow in the past week, we FINALLY woke up to blue skies and sunshine on Sunday. Of course we had to take advantage of that 🙂 so we drove to Tønsvik to go skiing in the valley there. The first bit was really lovely in the sunshine, but soon we got hit by a snow shower that seemed to last forever. The snow flakes were enormous and…

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Stormsafari

Stormsafari

We’ve been battered by storm after storm in the past weeks, which made shifts at work quite hectic! You’d think I’d stay miles away from it on my day off, but no – I actually went storm chasing! Or in Norwegian, I went on a “stormsafari”. A colleague, Gunnar, proposed to drive to the outer coast to experience the stormy weather firsthand. Driving there was quite an adventure, the snow was blowing over the road reducing the visibility to nearly zero…

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