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Month: April 2011

Glorious Sunshine!

Glorious Sunshine!

How do you know Spring has arrived to Northern Norway? Unfortunately, not by trees turning green, lots of flowers and birds singing everywhere… It’s more defined by melting snow creating mud and floodings everywhere, the dirt and dead leaves from last Autumn appearing from underneath the snow, lots of screaming gulls (and a few oystercatchers :)) and unstable weather that can’t decide between snow, sleet or rain. No wonder I am most homesick at this time of year 😉 But…

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April Auroras

April Auroras

I was packing for my trip to Oslo when I got a text from Eelke to say the northern lights were out… I was so determined to go to bed early as I have to get up at 5:00 tomorrow morning to catch the first flight… but I couldn’t help myself, and went out to take some photos anyway. It will soon be too light to see the auroras, so I thought this might be my last chance this season!…

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