First day in Oslo

In the summer of 2017, my Norwegian friend visited me in the Netherlands. We had a great time exploring, laughing and goofing around. I promised her to come and visit her in Norway, and this summer I did! Before flying up to visit her, I first spent a few days in Oslo. She lived inContinue reading “First day in Oslo”

Climb like a goat

It will be fun, she said. It won’t be too hard, she said…Never believe a Norwegian when it comes to describing how difficult a hike is going to be! 🙂 Hiking is in their DNA, they grow up with the outdoors. Me…let’s just say that my mind wanted more than my body felt capable ofContinue reading “Climb like a goat”


Gudbrandsjuvet is a narrow ravine where the Valldøla River runs through. My Norwegian friend and I stopped here during the second day of our roadtrip (more on that in a later post). What a pretty picture this makes! Mountains, gushing water, red houses, green fields and trees. I don’t see how this scenery could be anyContinue reading “Gudbrandsjuvet”

Post-travel blues

I’ve been back at work for three weeks now, after a wonderful holiday in Norway. I caught myself having a bit of post-travel blues. It’s been a rocky few months and my Norwegian adventure couldn’t have been timed better. I enjoyed catching up with my Norwegian friend, who visited me in the Netherlands last year. IContinue reading “Post-travel blues”