A Roll in the Universe

Website of Keera Ann Fox, an American in Bergen, Norway

Summer vacation to southern Norway July 2015

I never tire of taking ferries. A break in the driving, and a chance to get some fresh sea air.

Ferry to Stord

Ferry to Stord

Somewhere along the bus ride to southern Norway.

West coast nature, Norway

West coast nature, Norway

Lindesnes lighthouse is at Norway’s southernmost point, all of 2518 km from Norway’s northermost point, Nordkapp.

At Lindesnes

At Lindesnes

The landscape is so beautiful here at the southernmost point of Norway.

Landscape at Lindesnes

Landscape at Lindesnes

Lindesnes lighthouse is Norway’s oldest lighthouse, dating back to 1656.

Lindesnes lighthouse

Lindesnes lighthouse

In the year of light 2015 (according to the UN), there is an awesome exhibit in the dark at Lindesnes.

Exhibit about light at Lindesnes

Exhibit about light at Lindesnes

A little farther west along the coast brings us to Lista and Lista Lighthouse.

Coast by Lista lighthouse

Coast by Lista lighthouse

Flekkefjord is one of Norway’s cute all-white southern towns.

Street in Flekkefjord, Norway

Street in Flekkefjord, Norway

Flekkefjord has no tides. We were just inches above the water.

Flekkefjord, Norway

Flekkefjord, Norway

Another view of Flekkefjord.

Flekkefjord, Norway

Flekkefjord, Norway

We stayed at Utsikten Hotell in Kvinesdal. Somewhere in the distance is the North Sea.

View from hotel in Kvinesdal, Norway

View from hotel in Kvinesdal, Norway

Everywhere we were, I saw foxgloves. They take me back to my childhood in Norway.

Foxgloves

Foxgloves

The route home took us over the mountains of Haukeli. A late, cold summer meant there was still a lot of snow left.

Snow in the mountains, Norway

Snow in the mountains, Norway

Back into the green of lower elevations.

West Norway scenery

West Norway scenery

10 Comments

  1. ***Clap, clap, clap, clap*** Great photos! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Robbi in Lake Tahoe

    2015-08-15 at 20:07

    Tusen takk Keera. Those are beautiful photos. I’m glad you are having a good summer.

  3. Beautiful photos Keera ☺

  4. The foxgloves are my favorite for now. Striking color.

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