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)

NORWAY: Lofoten Islands – Of majestic fjords and the midnight sun 2

Here’s part 2 of my Lofoten experience. 😉 After getting a goodnight’s rest at Sandvika Camping, we hopped on the little boat again heading back to Ballangen. The interesting part about the boat ride, aside from seas turning scary rough as we approached Ofotfjorden, was the detour to the amazing Trollfjorden. Named after the famous Norwegian character, … More NORWAY: Lofoten Islands – Of majestic fjords and the midnight sun 2