NORWAY: Kvitåvatn Fjellstoge – a mountain lodge in an area of dramatic natural beauty (UiO ISS excursion part 3)

There is only one word to describe the Kvitåvatn Fjellstoge (mountain lodge) in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Rjukan in Telemark – “Wow!” It is situated 945 meters above sea level, with fantastic views of the Kvitåvatn lake and Gaustatoppen, the highest mountain in southern Norway. Last summer, the participants of the University of … More NORWAY: Kvitåvatn Fjellstoge – a mountain lodge in an area of dramatic natural beauty (UiO ISS excursion part 3)

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)