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Month: June 2012

Fellestur til Nordtinden

Fellestur til Nordtinden

Last week I joined a “fellestur” (joint trip) to Nordtinden (640 m), one of the Ti på Topp mountains. Four years ago we climbed Nordtinden on a beautiful summer day in August, but then we started from Kvaløyvågen, and this time we started from Skulsfjord. I had never joint a fellestur before, as I know the Norwegians are mountain goats and hard to keep up with, but I decided I could handle the challenge now 😉 It was grey weather…

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Texel

Texel

After my brother’s birthday and the weekend full of family visits, I went to Texel for 5 days with my parents. Texel is one of the Dutch islands (like Vlieland and Terschelling). Texel is the largest of the islands, and the easiest one to reach from my parents. My dad had to wait for their new kitchen to be delivered on Tuesday morning, so my mum and I travelled there by train, ferry and bus. We rented a small bungalow…

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Cycling Home

Cycling Home

When I’m in the Netherlands, I usually spent some time with my brother and his family. They live in Haarlem, about half an hour by bike from my parents. When the weather is nice, I take the long and scenic route, which takes you along the edge of the dunes all the way. Last week, I brought my camera and took photos along the route 🙂 so come and cycle with me! In the Netherlands you’ll find cycle paths everywhere….

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Family Visits

Family Visits

I just got back from more than a week in the Netherlands 🙂 it was an unexpected, last-minute visit. My brother Bart turned 30 and I decided to surprise him and show up at the party that my parents and sister organised. I was only going for the weekend, but then I could swap some shifts around and suddenly I had a whole week off – such a luxury! Anyway, here are some photos from my brothers birthday. We played…

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