Road Trip in Norway With Our Baby

At last we went on that road trip up to Norway and the landscapes of fjords, rivers, waterfalls, mountains - like something out of a Lord of the Rings milieu. This time, we had our baby girl with us. She's almost one year now but has been with us in Southern Europe and now to Northern ...

Torpo stave church

Here's another stave church from this years last roadtrip in Norway. It's the Torpo stave church, located in Buskerud on a hillside overlooking the valley below. Beautiful surroundings as always and some extra for the autumn mood. This summer's road trips have made me compulsive about stopping by every stave church I manage. There are ...

Michael Rother Photos from ‘Phonofestivalen’ in Bergen

After the road trip over Hardanger the ultimate destination was in front of Michael Rother who was the closing act on the Phonofestivalen in Bergen. He performed works from Neu!, Harmonia, some solo stuff and played almost two hours together with Franz Bargmann on guitar and Hans Lempe on motorik drums. Bergen, the rainiest city ...

Beglomeg Photos from ‘Phonofestivalen’ in Bergen

The biggest surprise of energy was the band from Oslo called Beglomeg. They music was an extreme danceable energetic mix of rhythms, melodies, art- and glam rock, punk, MAGMA and spaghetti western. A total post apocalyptic meltdown in other words. I can't put then in a specific genre nor compare to earlier concerts, they are ...

Norwegian mountainside – On the way back home

Some images of the valleys and stave churches I stopped by on the way. It really feels in your soul when you leave the high mountainside and drive more and more inte to the "flat lands". Øye stave church. Reinli stave church. The rune stone 'Vangstein'. Høre stave church. Rune stone near the stave church ...

Norwegian mountainside – Sel, Lom & Sognefjell

The best part was the passage over Sognefjell. Finally the sun shone through and the climax was unavoidable. I had the super pleasant sensation driving up the lingering roads, higher and higher. Here is a YouTube video on that. http://youtu.be/lFbJfjG4pAo Before arriving there I passed the small places of Sel and Lom. Also at the arrival to ...