Roadtrip #5.2: Driving along ‘the valley of Gudbrand’ (Gudbrandsdalen), feat. the Ringebu Stave Church

After camping at Mageli in Tretten, we continued our roadtrip on to one of Norway’s popular valleys, the Gudbrandsdalen. There are many legends surrounding the 230-km stretch of a valley, which runs through famous mountain ranges Jotunheimen and Dovrefjell-Rondane. VisitNorway calls it “the king of the valleys”, and it doesn’t disappoint. During our trip, aside … More Roadtrip #5.2: Driving along ‘the valley of Gudbrand’ (Gudbrandsdalen), feat. the Ringebu Stave Church

RoadTrip #5.1: Camping by Lake Losna in Innlandet county, Norway

We are not yet ready to say goodbye to summer, so we went on a 5-day roadtrip across Norway, from east to west. 🙂 We left Wednesday afternoon, at around 15:30, and reached the small village of Tretten in Øyer municipality, Innlandet county by 20:30. Tretten, with a population of only about 900, is situated … More RoadTrip #5.1: Camping by Lake Losna in Innlandet county, Norway

RoadTrip #4: Taking the shortest ferry route in Norway (Svelvik-Verket)

After some busy days at work, Carl and I hopped on to Missan and drove along the coast to the town of Svelvik, which is now part of Drammen in the Viken County since January 2020. It used to be its own “kommune” and belonging to the Vestfold county. The plan was to look for … More RoadTrip #4: Taking the shortest ferry route in Norway (Svelvik-Verket)

RoadTrip #3: An afternoon drive w/o a destination (Horten, Spiralen)

This trip started as something random. I just completed participating in the first week of lectures for masters, and still had some time to spare during the last day. So carl and I hopped on “Missan” (portmanteau from Missy, our cat, and Nissan, the car) for a short roadtrip, which led us to the coastal … More RoadTrip #3: An afternoon drive w/o a destination (Horten, Spiralen)

RoadTrip #2: Visiting four unique stave churches in Viken county, Norway

Stave churches symbolize the richness of Norwegian history, art and culture. All of the remaining ones have passed the test of time. Each one is unique and a good representation of Viking creativity and craftmanship. Today, Carl and I semi-planned a roadtrip to visit 4 of the remaining 28 stave churches in Norway. All four … More RoadTrip #2: Visiting four unique stave churches in Viken county, Norway

RoadTrip #1: The Viking Route (Vikingveien) in the Norwegian East Coast

This is our first official road trip after fully purchasing our first ride two days ago. 🙂 We decided to plan a little, but be more on the spontaneous side. So for this entry, we explored the eastern coast, beginning with a Geopark, driving along sites where Viking settlements and burial mounds were founded and … More RoadTrip #1: The Viking Route (Vikingveien) in the Norwegian East Coast