Norway, Trails

Packrafting the fjords

Going out on paddling trips in the deep blue waters of the Aurlands- and Nærøyfjords was a dream I'd cherished since first coming here two years ago. Because kayak rental is, however, expensive, and sometimes not allowed without proper certification, nothing ever came of it. Maybe one day, I figured, I'd have friends with a… Continue reading Packrafting the fjords

Norway, Trails

Peaks of the Aurlandsfjord, part II

The best way to appreciate the Norwegian scenery is undoubtedly, from above. My favourite means of travel is thus on foot, as unlike in other mountain areas such as the Alps, there is very little infrastructure in place to reach the tops. Besides of a few viewpoints along mountain roads you need to walk if… Continue reading Peaks of the Aurlandsfjord, part II

Norway

Peaks of Aurlands- and Nærøyfjorden

The mountains surrounding these fjords count as some of the most dramatic in Norway. From the fjord, they rise up to 1800m high, creating some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Therefore several hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the region every year. Luckily these mountains provide and easy escape from the crowds… Continue reading Peaks of Aurlands- and Nærøyfjorden