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20 May 2017

Fascinating views. Still in Modalen.

I love Modalen with it fascinating views

It is located around 100 kilometers from Bergen. Not so far like for the Norwegian distances. And it is a real pearl. Even the road to Mo from Romarheim. Almost every one curve gives a different and still fine views. I love the waterfalls. I presented it here before. In this time of the year with melting snow the waterfalls are strong and beauty. On the picture is visible the small one. Geitaskardet. It is this one which gives the special taste for coffee served on the restaurant terrace. With many small clouds on the sky is amazing experience to watch the game of shadow and light on it. On opposite side is located the highest and stronger waterfall. About it I will write later. So, this is one of the fascinating views from the road on Mo in Modalen, small village located in natural paradise.

Fascinating views

 

 

 

18 May 2017

Holiday travel

Holiday travel to Mo.

After few years in Norway I beheld few National day parades. This year I decide to spent this time outside Bergen. I like Modalen. Nice place to spend the time active and lazy too. Coffee on the restaurant terrace with view on the fjord, still snowy mountains and two waterfalls tastes so good. Even if it is like in many other places coffee from thermos. At morning time in home I looked on the Google Maps and I found some small road visible only on high zoom. I decided to look for it. And I found it. The place seems to be amazing but because it was already afternoon close to evening, I do not walk it so far. Few kilometers only and back. This road is much longer and some summer day I will want to walk to the end, to the two lakes on the top of this mountains. So soon I will present some shots from this time and later much more. But today some shot how looks Mofjorden in the amazing May light. From my holiday travel.

Celebrating the 17th of May in Modalen was big pleasure.

Holiday travel

 

16 May 2017

Middle of May somewhere in Hardanger

Middle of May somewhere in Hardanger

I love Hardanger, I love Norway. Just before the 17th of May, Norwegian National Day, I want to present another shot from my last trip to Hardanger.

I love this place even because there is still not much tourists. Cruise ships passing Hardanger fjord in the way to Eidfjord. There is many beautiful and hidden places around, but it requite time to rich it. Few days ago someone ask on Facebook about trip to Trolltunga. On the beginning of May!!! So, in this time this trip is only for professionals with good mountain equipment. Unfortunately some people still trying and gives a lot of work for rescuers. Sometimes it requite to use helicopter to take dawn some crazy people. Even now in the Middle of May somewhere in Hardanger is still lot of snow on the top, and it looks amazing. For photographers and for all who understand mountains.

Enjoy the view and celebrate with Norway the 17th of May – Norwegian National Day

Middle of May somewhere in Hardanger

21 Apr 2017

Under construction before the season

Viking village under construction before the season.

Like I wrote it last time, here comes the next tourist attraction – Viking village replica. Now before the season it is under construction. But I love the view on the Gudvangen valley from this side. Many season signs on this one picture. Snow on the top of mountain, construction in the middle of the valley and colorful kayak rental square almost ready for the visitors. On this picture and on the one from last post I love the color element which break the view.

So, enjoy the next nice view from Gudvangen under construction before the season.

Under construction before the season

20 Apr 2017

Visiting Gudvangen

Visiting Gudvangen is always pleasure.

It was a nice, sunny and warm second day of Easter. But is still dangerous to visit some place in Norway, even here in Hordaland. Better do not try before middle of May. Fortunately Aurland is places close to the main road and is available whole year. It is one of the place I like to visit.

It is a small village, where people change the tour buses to cruise ships to enjoy the beauty of Nærøyfjorden. One of the most beautiful place on Earth. Probably the local government want to keep the people little bit longer, they decide to build some replica of Viking village. It will be nice, but now it is under construction. I am not sure when it will be available. I think it is good idea. It was so sad to watch on this village, which looks like abandoned and the biggest and living place was the big parking for the tour buses.

Another attraction is Kayak rental. I will try this summer to rent the kayak and enjoy the beauty fjord by myself. Visiting Gudvangen is always big pleasure for me.

Like you may see on the picture below, there is still lot of snow in the mountain.

Visiting Gudvangen

02 Apr 2017

Another wet spring morning

It was just another wet spring morning today.

The spring is lazy. Like I see on other pictures, in continental Europe is already spring time. Here in west Scandinavia is different. The beginning was snowy. Almost whole winter was without snow, the spring comes with some. Rainy, cloudy, snowy. The nature around slowly changing the colors.

Today`s morning was foggy. Because I like taking pictures in the foggy time, I was take some walk around Storavatnet lake. Silent around. Only the water drops falling down. Nice scenery to begin the new photographic season. Another wet spring morning.

Probably like everyone else, on the beginning I took pictures like crazy. I photographed everything around. My hard disc space was full of RAW file never used. So, this winter time I reserved time for myself to browse it all and delete almost everything. Difficult decision. Now I have a lot of space for the new pictures. And now I try to take a look around and find the best moment and best view and take just one or two pictures instead 20 or 30.

And here is one from this morning. I like the stone in the foreground, and the fog in background. I hope You will like it too.

Have a nice time, tomorrow is Monday again…

Another wet spring morning

02 Mar 2017

Spring in Bergen

From yesterday walk, spring in Bergen

Picture taken on the walk through the Sotra. When I start my walk was sunny, nice and warm. Along the walk up to the hills weather change to the really winter., with few centimetres of snow. At the end spring was back. On the picture, the same clouds which bring the snow visible over Bergen. I love to watch the wild sky. Spring in Bergen.

Spring in Bergen

09 May 2016

Spring signs 2016

That was a busy weekend with trip in search of spring signs in high mountains

In Bergen, the spring is beautiful, last two days we have had the temperatures around 20 degrees and strong sun. Now everything is green and start blooms. But when I take a look around for the surrounding mountains, there are still lot of snow. And I wanted to know how it looks closer. Nice and quiet Evanger give me a food for the trip. I like the Evanger bakery. Then I drove up over the Evanger, and start my walk up through the technical road. It is not so scenic road, but after the winter time I need to exercise my legs again, and walk up is so good for it. Few forgotten cabins and no signs of people activity. With every step up was  colder and more snow. At the end of the road looks like in the middle of  winter. The picture below shows some moment from the way down. You may see the other mountains tops around is still under the snow too. Spring signs, yes of course, everything melt and flow down.  #microadventure #evanger #everydaybergen

Spring signs

03 May 2016

The ropes

Just a shot to show how beauty is Sotra. The ropes in the water

Beauty of Sotra. The ropes.

03 May 2016

Back side

Back side of the most beautiful Norway`s motive.

Everyone who visited to Norway take back minimum one photo of the beautiful Norwegian boat houses. This is shot from back side. It was taken rather to show the nice blue sky, but the colors of the houses give fantastic contrast with the sky. Somewhere on Sotra, Misje.

Back side, Sotra`s boat houses