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Finland & Norway #6 – Båtsfjord

Finland & Norway #6 – Båtsfjord

Day 12 (30 May): We drove to Båtsfjord with stops for birding on the way. The road took us along Tana river and we stopped at Tanamunningen before driving over the mountains to Båtsfjord. Just before we started the descent, Ruth spotted a Snowy Owl, a first for her and for most of the rest of us too. Day 13 (31 May): We drove over the mountains again hoping for another glimpse of the Snowy Owl. We did eventually find…

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Finland & Norway #5 – Vadsø

Finland & Norway #5 – Vadsø

Day 9 (27 May): Having stopped again at the Grosbeak cafe on our way past, we drove to Vadsø, watching for birds and finding some very unusual rustic looking toilet stops on the way. We had been told that there may be some Doterel up the mountain just past Utsjoki so we decided to go and see before crossing the border into Norway. We were lucky and saw four of them in a little group. Lunch was at a big…

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Norway, August 2016

Norway, August 2016

Visiting Bo with Naima and the boys My grandsons are always asking to go back to Norway.  This time it was just my daughter Naima and her two boys, Max and Luke.  Naima’s husband Les joined us for the week-end at the end of our visit. We hired a car at the airport and stayed with my cousin Bo and her husband Torolf in Gjøvik.  The markers on the map shows the areas we visited.   Gjøvik We walked over…

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Norway, August 2010

Norway, August 2010

Summer holiday in Norway with the boys We had great fun during our visit and I took rather a large number of photos. Here is a selection split into 3 lots. Around our cabin and a trip to Norefjell. Hardanger vidda Day trip to Langedraget

Norway August 2008

Norway August 2008

Trip to Bergen with my cousin My cousin Bodil and I went by train to Bergen where we stayed for a few days. Our aunt Vera and her daughter, our cousin Tone, came back to Gjøvik with us with Tone doing the driving. We stopped off at her bother Tore’s cabin in the mountains on the way back. The photos were taken with my mobile phone.