Category Norway

Sunday Photo – Tromsø Fjord

Wordless Wednesday – Viking Ship

Sunday Photo – Arctic Reindeer, Tromsø

Norway Tour 2018

The bi-product of travelling regularly is that you get stacked up with blog material and even start to feel a little pressure to get writing. Having just spent ten marvellous days in Norway, I have an absolute mass of material to write about. By way of background, I had visited Norway twice before, way back […]

Moon Day Morning Blues Norway Style

Last Wednesday there was the amazing blood/blue moon that could be viewed across many locations around the world. At the perfect time to view this phenomenon, we were travelling by bus from Narvik to Tromsø, high up in the Norwegian Arctic Circle. However, when I awoke at 7.30 next morning, the moon over Tromsø was still looking […]

Sunday Photo – Tromsø

View from the top of the cable car.

Norway – Two Firsts

We are coming to the end of a simply fabulous short tour of Norway. We started in Oslo, flew on to Trondheim, undertook a nine hour train ride to Fauske, a five hour bus trip to Narvik (a quick train jaunt to Abisko in Sweden) and finally another five hour bus journey to Tromsø. The […]

Flying to Oslo

I had a bonus on my lunchtime flight on Norwegian to Oslo with the views from my seat as I approached the capital city. What do you think of these shots through the window?

2017 Gone, 2018 Beckons

It is that time of year to reflect on travels undertaken this year and to look forward to what the new year will bring. All in all 2017 was very good travel wise. It started with a bang in January when I visited Cuba with Mrs Wilbur and regular travel buddy Hamish to celebrate Mrs […]

A Halloween Tale – To Hell & Back

We arrived in the university city of Trondheim on a cold, dark winter’s night. The rain & hail were lashing down and an Arctic wind gust along the fog-bound fjord straight into our frozen faces. Dark shadows moved furtively in the distance. As we struggled to keep warm in the bitter conditions, the ghostly wail […]