Tag Archives: Scandinavia

The days between the nights: Scandinavia 2014 Trip Part 5

While seeking the Northern Lights were my main purpose for being in Tromso, there is plenty for visitors to do during the day.  I imagine tourism is a main industry here, and there must be something to do in the … Continue reading

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Too much sun: Scandinavia 2014 Trip Part 4

It’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which means more daylight.  Don’t you wish it wasn’t so bright all the time?  After all, when you can’t see the sun, you get some pretty nice cosmic views.  One of the reasons for … Continue reading

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Stay tuned for story time

I finished sorting through all the photos, now I’m in Flickr uploading mode.  I’ve also written a dozen reviews for Tripadvisor and have more to go.

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Scandinavia Trip: The numbers

Miles flown: 14520 Miles walked: 100+ Miles on trains: 800+ Miles on ferry: 300+ Photos taken: 5237 Average photos per day: 308 National borders crossed: 7 Nights spent on moving transportation: 3 Postcards sent: 4 Pies eaten: 6

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Mixed feelings about food

It’s raining here in Oslo, and it’s dinner time.  I felt like looking for pizza, and yelp made a decent suggestion on what to avoid.  The good sounding one was about 1 km away.  That’s not a problem, but I … Continue reading

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Trip update

Last time I wrote here, the trip was only a few hours old.  I’m in Malmo now, having spent three days in Tromso (with two nights of aurora events), a couple of days in Copenhagen (with 7 hours in LEGOLand).  … Continue reading

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Strikes are no fun for anyone

Yesterday, I found out during a work break when I received a text message that my FRA-OSL flight was cancelled with no more information.  No email or phone call.  Found out there was a planned daylong strike affecting all Lufthansa … Continue reading

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