Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 4 Photo – black and white, mirror, air plane, power lines, etc. Some years ago I remember walking into a hotel – where I never got any longer than to the lobby…because of all the mirrors and chandeliers. Here it is again!
We had one single rainy day in Norway, and decided to spend it in the Blue City – Sortland. The artist Bjørn Elvenes started a millenium project to paint the city blue… Famous blue cities are Chefchauen in Morocco and Jodhpur in India. …but how the story ended is still not clear. However, the overall […]Read Post ›
This spring, I visited Bhutan, and met so many fantastic people and a landscape so different from ours in Scandinavia. Harmony – this is the word describing it best. I eagerly noticed all the patterns in people’s lives – in clothes, buildings, decorations, religious paintings and habits…as well as patterns in Nature herself. Like the […]Read Post ›
According to Wikipedia, Beauty is ”a characteristic of an animal, idea, object, person or place that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction.” The experience of ”beauty” is also connected to being in balance and harmony with nature, which may lead to feelings of attraction and emotional well-being. Philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco wrote […]Read Post ›
Road nr.10 ends in Å on the southernmost part of Lofoten. An old fishing village with rorbuer and – fish. And charm… Many galleries, and flowers in the small gardens. We had a great view from our hostel Salteriet. Down the road we felt almost Chinese… I half expected an artist standing there, painting. When […]Read Post ›
It takes a whole day to drive down from Narvik to Å, 380 kilometres, and you have to stop several times just to walk out in all that beauty… Not far from Svolvær, we reached Kabelvåg, and stopped to admire the grand Lofoten Cathedral (1898) – all in wood – that takes impressive 1200 visitors. […]Read Post ›