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Month: September 2013

Skamtinden

Skamtinden

We had planned to go for a 5 day hiking trip starting on Friday, but as we were both very tired, and the weather forecast looked very wet – we decided to stay at home. We couldn’t resist making the most of a sunny Friday though, and we decided to go up Skamtinden (884 m). This mountain has been on my “wish list” for a long time, but it’s a long drive and a very steep climb. You go up…

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Nonstinden

Nonstinden

Paul came back from sea last weekend, and after resting a bit, we decided to make the most of the forecasted sunny (and warm!) autumn weather. We drove to Tønsvik, and reached the cabin at Nonsbu after just over 2 hours, in cloudy but dry weather. It was Sunday night, and there was only one other guest in the cabin. The cabin has 2 parts, and plenty of space, so this wasn’t a problem 🙂 On Monday morning we woke…

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Lyngstuva

Lyngstuva

Sometimes I don’t manage to catch up with my blog – new adventures are waiting, more photos are added to the pile, and after a while it becomes “old news” and I skip to more recent trips. Sometimes I have to make exceptions though 🙂 the photos in this blog are more than 3 months old but this trip was too good to be skipped over! It was a day where nothing went as planned, and yet it turned into…

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Magical September

Magical September

September is my favourite month in Tromsø 🙂 There is something about the crisp freshness of the air, the yellow autumn colours, the sky glowing red long after sunset and the return of the aurora that always makes me very happy. When I woke up (after a night shift) to a beautiful sunny day, I very quickly decided to do something I had dreamt of for a long time: a solo camping trip. (Paul is at sea again, otherwise he…

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