Category Archives: Scandinavia

>Tall Ships Race in Stockholm

> In late July were were right in in the middle of one of the most exciting festivals in the Baltics – the Tall Ships Festival. The race is done in legs between various Baltic cities, and the ships spend … Continue reading

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>Stockholm in the Summer

>Nobody does Summer like the Scandinavians, which makes me wonder about their winters. I’d like to award them a prize for their hot-dog creativity. Look at the two near the bottom left. One of those has mashed potatoes on it! … Continue reading

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>It’s Raining in Helsinki..

>Or at least it was last month when I took these pictures. We are there again tomorrow and I will be busy with not one, but two piano tuners. Who knows if I can go ashore, or when. One of … Continue reading

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>Dear old Stockholm

>What I love most about Stockholm is the field near the ship. I leave the ship by bicycle, and in 3 minutes am in the middle of a nice smelling field. The field was even more gorgeous as I rode … Continue reading

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Viking Graveyards

Carlos, our dark and broody lighting man, is not prone to giggles. But I think he had a nice day when I dragged him away from his lights for a 2 hour walk in Eidfjord, a small town in the … Continue reading

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>Viking Graveyards

>Carlos, our dark and broody lighting man, is not prone to giggles. But I think he had a nice day when I dragged him away from his lights for a 2 hour walk in Eidfjord, a small town in the … Continue reading

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Enough Whale Meat, Already

Bergen is Norway’s second biggest city, and the capital of Fjordland.Despite this, it still retains a quaint, big small-town feel. This scene is popular on postcards, and you will see as soon as you leave the ship. The little houses … Continue reading

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>Enough Whale Meat, Already

>Bergen is Norway’s second biggest city, and the capital of Fjordland.Despite this, it still retains a quaint, big small-town feel. This scene is popular on postcards, and you will see as soon as you leave the ship. The little houses … Continue reading

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>Red Lady – Video

>Just beacuse you can’t get enough of the Red Lady (at least I can’t) here is a video of her, from the train ride in Flam, Norway http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-5668564158807533426&hl=en

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A Bike Ride in Flam

This is FlamAnd here we are in the middle of it Um, I am guessing the Reindeer shed their skins every year? I know enough now that there are no reindeer in Fjordland. The pink daises threw me a bit.. … Continue reading

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