Can you imagine how excited and relieved I felt arriving in Yosemite National Park after a L-O-N-G ride through Death Valley National Park, Nevada? Let me break it down for you: refreshing greenery versus miles of sand dunes, soothing breeze on my face versus 122 degrees Fahrenheit.. You get…

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I know, I know. I need to chill with the hiking posts. It’s just that summer in Norway is perfect for it, and since I don’t actually consider myself a hiker (i.e. someone naturally outdoorsy), I feel an urge to tell the world whenever I actually go on one. Also,…

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Last Wednesday was both mine and Ida’s day off, so we decided to head to Hovdungo. Hovdungo is a ‘støl’, which can be explained a sort of ‘extra’ farm belonging to a main farm, usually quite high up in the mountains. During summertime farmers would – and will – keep…

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