20 février 2010

Holmsakoia, dag # 1

Tydal/Selbu, here we come! Time to get back to usual timetable: week-end = cabin trip! Not exactly walking: But rather skiing : ... on a pretty nice track :-) ... with some nice views: ... and wild prints: Getting further and further ... But that's right there: Well, this is not the cabin: ... we have to go upper :-) ... for the best! After 2 hours of wilderness ... ... this is it: Time to chill out on the sofa ;-) ... or go skiing again... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2010

Olympics

There are things you cannot joke with. In France, it's wine&food. In Norway, it's Winter Olympics. Colleagues depressed after having waited all night long some well-long (and annonced!) planned medals, there was nothing to laugh at actually. Even when French cross-country achieved nice job at the beginning of the week. Even when Norwegian newspapers were proudly talking about 28 medals this year. Well well well. Everything is much better now, and you can feel it: copyright adress.no Both Emil Hegle Svendsen... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2010

Snow walking ...

It was supposed to be more relaxing than skiing. The sun showed up, and Trondheim was smoking.      Of course, walking in 40 cm wet snow was much more exhausting than skiing. But it was fun after all :-) Another nice Norwegian day ...
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13 février 2010

Warm snow

Yes, that's possible: Melted snow + rain = very heavy and wet snow. Not exactly easy to ski on: Good news is that we are improving our "langrenn-style" :-)
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07 février 2010

Ooops, we did it again ...

Sunday morning, about noon: Sunny sky among snow showers! Within five minutes, our new beautiful shiny car is eager to drive the fresh snow: we are almost Norwegian now :-) And some minutes later, sun is still here! Incredible!     ... and we are ready to make the track:      Nice day as well, as we managed the good sunny timing :-) Cross country skiing is goooood :-)
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06 février 2010

Langrenn i Bymarka !

Sunny saturday means "skitur" for all Norwegian people. Well, our group was mostly French, but it worked as well ;-) Bymarka tracks were our own highways ... except when we headed into the wild: Transhumance on the lake: ... and peaceful landscape everywhere ... (else): Time to ski back:      Nice overwiew over our foggy lake: Sunset lights ...          And Tondheim is coming to us: ... as well as the... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2010

Klæbu ...

... or a nice place 15 min from Trondheim. Nice weather, fresh snow: ... and tricky roads: But we sadly had to stay indoors because of some badminton issues ... We at least explored a new way back to Trondheim: Worth it!
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28 janvier 2010

Wild snow

6 hours snowing, 10h raining, 36 hours snowing (and it is maybe not even finished), that was not so bad actually :-) A rough estimation would give about 40 - 50 cm in our garden. And that was confirmed by the 15 min this morning + 15 min this evening spent shoveling to get clear carpad & stairs. In the meantime, Trondheim was on fire: Orange clouds ... almost as beautiful as green northern lights :-) Who has ever said that Norway was dark?
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26 janvier 2010

Tomorrow will be a massive mess ...

Weather forecast on the radio this morning: "little storm this afternoon, full storm tonight, little storm tomorrow morning". In a nutshell: snow, then rain, then cold ... Not good, neither for skiing, nor for driving :-( Let's hope the forecast is wrong!
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20 janvier 2010

Nordlys !

At last :-) Yeeeeeeepeeeeeeeee !
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