In 1952, the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) and the Norwegian Red Cross developed two brochures that became the start of the Norwegian Mountain Code (or Fjellvettreglene). This was done after a number of tragic fatalities in the mountains in Easter 1950 due to poor preparation. The code is upgraded frequently and presently includes 9 critical pieces of … More The 7 ‘rules’ of the Norwegian Environment Code
For some strange reason, the most read post I have written on this blog is about Røros. Interestingly enough the post doesn’t even talk about what to do or see in Røros, but about my mistake in taking the train through here (on the way to Oslo) rather than the faster parallel route via Dombås. … More Getting to Røros, and what you can find there
Today should have been the 115th flight I’ve ever taken. The plane never took off on it’s scheduled Oslo to Trondheim route. Norwegian Air Norway has been having some difficulties with their domestic pilots (who earn a measly 150000USD each year). It surprised me to find out that this is fairly comparable to international standards. … More All the accidental head-to-slowers
I’m happy to say I’ve started on the slow journey to Norway through booking the first leg of my travels. Booked in for the day after class finishes is a train trip from London to Kiel. Total travel time about 11 hours and I’ve managed to fit in a 24 hour stopover in Brussels to … More Progress!