Hiking across the Saasenveien training course on an icy winter day! Challenge accepted!

The long hike across the Saasenveien, or Sirikjerkeveien, in Vestfossen and Mjøndalen is one of my most unforgettable experiences during my first winter in Norway. The plan was to follow the training path (trimløype) across Øvre and Nedre Eiker in the Buskerud Province, i.e., a man-made road expanding ca. 25 kms and built from 1956-1978. … More Hiking across the Saasenveien training course on an icy winter day! Challenge accepted!

DRAMMEN: Traversing the 10, 000 year old Kjøsterud Gorge (Kjøsterudjuvet)

The Kjøsterud gorge (Kjøsterudjuvet) is one of Drammen’s hidden gems. Just a few minutes drive away from the city center, the gorge offers nice views of the Norwegian woods, a gushing river and deep canyons, little streams, and the opposite mountain range. It is 10.000 years old and 1.3 kms long, and the walls more … More DRAMMEN: Traversing the 10, 000 year old Kjøsterud Gorge (Kjøsterudjuvet)