Category Archives: Travel, Hiking & Sports

Capturing the city spirit

I’m on vacation in Oslo, the city I have lived in for 12 years or so. It’s the typical cliche: I didn’t know how much I loved this city until I moved to Stavanger. I knew I loved the openness … Continue reading

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Korketrekkeren

On sunday I went with a couple of friends to Korketrekkeren which is a sledging hill in Oslo. I had never tried it out before, so naturally I was excited. It was a sunny day and perfect for some childlike … Continue reading

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2009 Resolution

New Years Eve resolutions is usually a running joke most places that last only for a couple of weeks. I didn’t make a new years resolution, but I did during the beginning of the year make a resolution for 2009 … Continue reading

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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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Extreme sports

One guy have taken a look at the different extreme sports out there. I did find some I would like to do like zorbing and kite jumping. I have actually tried to control a kite once and it required a … Continue reading

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