Category Archives: Society & Culture

Hangursbanen

Kari’s mother suggested to take Hangursbanen which is a gondol cable car. Again it was a bit of walking… Since I came to voss I had seen people paragliding and they took of from Hangursbanen. Every year there’s a festival … Continue reading

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Slondalen

We decided to take a walk to slondalen today and walk around slondalsvatnet. To get there we parked next to a hostel and started walking Rallarvegen for a kilometer or so. There is really two schools of thought when it … Continue reading

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Grønlivannet

Kari’s mother has been involved in the handicap association in Voss, and the association has a cabin at Grønlivannet, a truly beautiful place. Even though we drove the whole way up there and just stayed there, I was exhausted afterwards … Continue reading

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Raundalselven

We only went for an easy walk this day. Pictures of Raundalselven with Horndalssnuten in the background. Getting to know voss and it’s surroundings with a local is nice 🙂

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Storbotnegget

I was still in recovery mode from sickness (and other female issues), when Kari’s mother decided we should go up the same mountain that the cabin was located in. I was told that it wasn’t such a long trip, so … Continue reading

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Petroglyph’s, Tvindefossen and Nesheimtunet

After I was hit by a sore throat and fever the last couple of days we tried to take it a bit easy and just go to the nearby places. So first we visited a huge stone that supposedly contained … Continue reading

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Fjellsetvatnet

I woke up to a beautiful, sunny weather and we had breakfast outside and spent the morning relaxing and enjoying the view. Then we drove to Jonstølen and hiked for an hour to get to Fjellsetvatnet (852 meters above sea … Continue reading

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Arriving Voss

My friend, Kari, has a cabin located a little bit outside voss on a beautiful mountain side that I decided to visit and to get there I took the Bergen Railway. I was sitting in the last train carriage which … Continue reading

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Feeling and being connected to life

During my spare time, when I actually have time to reflect on my life, I find that I sometimes feel disconnected (especially when I’m bored). It’s like I’m disconnected from a life that gives me purpose and meaning (let’s face … Continue reading

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Norwegian ebooks finally available

The long awaited release of norwegian ebooks is here, available at digitalbok.no. Not only have they released ebooks, the ebooks are without DRM as well. They have instead watermarked the ebooks, which entails that customer information is added to the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody! For many people Christmas is today – 25th of December, but Norwegians celebrate this day on 24th. The day usually starts with cartoons on TV in the morning with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. The cartoons set … Continue reading

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Norwegian digital library without norwegian ebooks

The norwegian library central is ready to lend ebooks, the only problem is that there is no books to lend. The Norwegian publishers have no ebooks to deliver, even though all books are delivered as digital books when they go … Continue reading

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Trip to Henie Onstad Art Center

On wednesday me and Tatjana went to Henie Onstad Art Center to see their exhibition REALITY EFFECTS: when reality is put to work. First there were something about blondes, adressing blond myths, porn and jokes, with pictures of celebrities like … Continue reading

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Free ebooks: Journey to unknown india

Walther Eidlitz was an Austrian, compelled by a yearning to visit and explore the religious aspect of India, he left his familiy in the end of 1930 and travelled a long way to India. Since he and his family was … Continue reading

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Joker and Batman sitting in a tree, t..a..l..k..i..n..g..

I went to see The Dark Night on cinema, and this little piece is just lovely in that regard http://view.break.com/554666 – Watch more free videos

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Damnation ITunes, I want my Farscape

Farscape is one of the best science fiction series ever made. It was cancelled after four seasons in 2003. I came over it when I was in Melbourne in 2002 and from time to time I check out if something … Continue reading

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Todays curios person: Eirik Newth

As most people I like to roam the web for interesting sites, people, knowledge, forums etc. One of my favorites are Eirik Newth (in norwegian). He’s an author, blogger, astrophysicist and one of the prominent intellectual persons in Norway. He … Continue reading

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Progress for ereaders in norway

This is very good news

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Norwegian hospital care

I read a story(norwegian) in aftenposten about the meeting a family had with the norwegian hospital and staff, where they were met with excellent care and competence. These stories makes me happy and makes me believe there is still a … Continue reading

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A preemptive non-authority fee

I have recently been talking about that we bought a house and about something that I’ve called preemptive authority (I’m not sure if there’s a better word for it in english or if it even exists outside the norwegian borders). … Continue reading

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