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Month: November 2013

Whale watching from Tromvik

Whale watching from Tromvik

Just like last year (see here and here), lots of herring arrived to Kvaløya in November – and where there’s herring, there’s whales 🙂 I had been waiting for an opportunity to go whale watching, but we’ve had a lot of bad weather lately. When I finally had a day off on the one day with nice weather in between two storms, I knew I had to use it 🙂 Luckily, others agreed and I was able to join a…

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Excursion to Oldervik

Excursion to Oldervik

Today I organised a photo excursion for members of Tromsø Photoclub – to Oldervik, about an hour’s drive north of Tromsø. The rocks on the beach there are very special: they consist of lots of layers, and the sea has also formed several large potholes (jettegrytter) here. This wasn’t my first visit – but my last visit was 2 years ago. We were lucky with the weather to start with – when we arrived it was partly cloudy and the light was…

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Fløya

Fløya

Long time no blog! October just flew by, I’ll try to post some photos soon. The snow came early to Tromsø this year, and it wasn’t even destroyed by 2 days of rain. Last Saturday, we decided to take the cable car and make the most of a very nice day 🙂 The views were spectacular, as always – but the clouds were really special that day… We walked up to Fløya, we could have skied but the snow was…

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