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Norway Mountains Norwegian Nature


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Skiers in Norway Mountains

Why did I name this page Norway Mountains Norwegian Nature? Because this country is known for its clean, untouched nature. Come along with me and see.

"Den som gjør en reise har noe å fortelle" (the one who travels has something to share).
This is an old Norwegian proverb (Dette er et gammelt Norsk ordtak).

If you have traveled to Norway "The Country of the North", you surely would have a lot to tell about and tons of beautiful pictures to show your family and friends.

Have a glimpse (below) of Norway mountains and Norwegian nature, where I grew up.

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 Sondre Klaua Fjell og Fjord

If you should decide to visit, be sure to bring your digital camera. Everywhere you turn you will have breathtaking view.

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Edward Grieg, the Norwegian composer (left), painted the beauty of Norway with his music.

When you listen to the "The Mountain King", by Grieg, you can hear the brooks giggle and the thundering waterfalls galloping down the wild mountains sides.

When born here, Norway mountains Norwegian nature is planted deep in our soul.

I have spent many summers at Tokleskaret going to sleep at night by the non-stop lullaby of the dancing waterfalls.

The laughing brooks and the loudly humming river is "nature's orchestrated melodies of the mountain king". In "the olden days" farmers (bønder) employed ladies (budeier/seterjenter) to care for the cows, which were kept in the mountains during the summer.

Budeia lived in the farmer's mountain cabin (setra). In some places of the country, this form of summer farming tradition still goes on.

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Sheep grazing by mountain cabin,Tokleskaret, Romsdal

The grass in the mountains is especially rich and nutritious so the cows would give extra rich and delicious milk.
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Budeia milked the cows and made cheese
and butter from the milk, which was kept chilled in ice-cold mountain streams.

The dairy products were carried down to the farm.
Budeia Painting by Gerhard Munthe, Hallingdal, 1890

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Snowcapped Mountains, Isfjorden, Romsdal

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A friend of mine, Arna, successfully climbed the highest peak of Trolltindene, Møre og Romsdal.

Arna on top of The Troll-wall (Trollveggen), Romsdal 1795 meters above sea level (left)

Want to climb a mountain now?
Come along with this Norwegian mountain climber to Romsdalshorn.



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Climbing Romsdalshorn

trollwall-trollveggen-romsdal-norway Romsdal mountains are also called "the Alps of the North" or "Romsdalsalpene".

Mountain climbers from all over the world come here to test their skills and to conquer these wild, majestic peaks.

Troll Wall (Trollveggen), located in Romsdal. (left)

Sometimes these daring visiting climbers venture up into these dangerous peaks without guides that know the territory well and occasionally they have to be rescued with helicopters.

These risky climbs end well most times, but unfortunately, sometimes not.

The white line indicates the route Russian mountain climbers used to conquer this peak.


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                                 Romsdal Mountains in Moonlight

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Village by the fjords

Many of my summer vacations, as a young girl, were spent at grandma's house in Sandenessjøen, an island in Helgeland, Northern Norway (Nord Norge).

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Seven Sisters, a mountain chain
Located in Alstahaug, Helgeland, Northern Norway

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Mountains in Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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Skiing up the mountains

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Mountain hiking with friends

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Nothing like having your 50th birthday party
on a mountain top.

Young and not so young, you'll meet them all on the ski slopes; on trails of woody hills and valleys; by rivers and lakes enjoying the out of doors and the beauty of Norway mountains Norwegian nature.

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My brother, his wife and a friend
hiking in the Romsdal mountains.

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Springtime in Isfjorden
My sweet mom in the center, Arna and Johnny by her side.

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Our grandma's house
under sunny mountain tops.

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My brother, Bjørn, (bear in Norwegian), checking out
the wood supply by his hunting cabin

A little more about Norway mountains Norwegian nature.

Many people in Norway own getaways - cabins or hytter in Norwegian or vacation homes/feriehus in Norwegian.

These places are located in the mountains, by lakes, by the fjords or by the sea. Many weekends are spent enjoying their beautiful getaways.

Here are one of these gorgeous Norwegian getaways...

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Cabin by the sea.
Luksund, located between Stavanger and Bergen.

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Volda Panorama, Austefjorden

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Isfjorden, my hometown, in Holiday Mood

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"My theory on Norwegian photography is that it's impossible to take a bad photo in Norway..no matter which way you point the camera...it's BEAUTIFUl'n Norwegian." A quote by Kari Anderson, my cousin and world traveler, owner and webmaster of Globe-hoppers.com.

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