Tag: norway

Sep 15, 2015

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Located about 80 km off the west coast of Norway is ‘Troll A’, a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind.

Read More »

Sep 3, 2015

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building style once common in northwestern Europe. In Norway there are 28 extant stave churches still standing today and this particular one in Borgund features a triple nave and is said to be the best preserved of them all.

Read More »

Aug 20, 2015

Bird’s-Eye-View of Sailor Weaving Through Rocky Narrows Like a Boss

Bird’s-Eye-View of Sailor Weaving Through Rocky Narrows Like a Boss

Watch this sailor weave his way through some incredibly tight (and rocky!) passages off the coast of Kragerø, Norway.

Read More »

May 29, 2015

Picture of the Day: Tree Pose on Trolltunga

Picture of the Day: Tree Pose on Trolltunga

Trolltunga (Troll’s tongue) is a piece of rock jutting horizontally out of a mountain about 700 metres (2,300 ft) above Lake Ringedalsvatnet in Norway.

Read More »

Mar 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Reflecting on Mountains and Fjords

Picture of the Day: Reflecting on Mountains and Fjords

Photograph by Aqwis on Wikimedia Commons A tranquil day in Western Norway captures the beautiful scenery of the Ulvikfjord Mountains reflected in the Hardangerfjord below. The main village in the area is Ulvik, which connects to the high mountain regions in Hol and Aurland. The landscape panorama by Aqwis was a finalist in the…

Read More »

Nov 19, 2014

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver Bjørn Magne Bryn and wingsuit pilot Espen Fadnes made history when they pulled off their insane ‘flying carpet’ maneuver in Norway’s Romsdalen Valley. The two connected in mid-air for more than 20 seconds before Bjørn broke away and Espen deployed his chute. Project Romsdalen was made possible by two months of intense preparation,…

Read More »

Oct 1, 2014

This Timelapse Will Make You Want to Visit Norway

This Timelapse Will Make You Want to Visit Norway

This timelapse is the result of a 15,000 km road trip and tens of thousands of images taken over the last 5 months. The journey has covered all of Norway’s 19 counties, from the far south to the Russian border in the Northeast. Filmed and edited by MORTEN RUSTAD Video soundtrack composed by Jogeir…

Read More »