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Wordless Wednesday: Plastic Debris from the Ocean

Plastic Debris
Location: Maritime Museum, Oslo, Norway
 

January 30, 2017 at 11:27 am 2 comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resilient

Kittwake
Location: Bygdøy Peninsula, Oslo, Norway
 
While wandering around near the Fram Museum, I spotted a seabird standing on one leg.

"What a show off!" I muttered to myself. Then I noticed that the other leg was injured, so I had to eat my words.

Kittwake
 
The next thing I knew, he flew from his perch and I caught him on camera attempting to land on the boardwalk. As I recorded it for posterity, it made me grimace. It wasn’t clean. But he made it.

Kittwake
 
Feathers no longer unruffled, I noticed a smirk on his face. “Look at me now,” he seemed to be saying.

If there was something he taught me, it was resilience against all odds.

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December 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm 17 comments

Wordless Wednesday: Playing the Trump Card

Sign of the Times
Location: Bergen, Norway
 

October 31, 2016 at 9:15 am 6 comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Transmogrify


Bergen Mcdonald's

Location: Bergen, Norway

McDonald’s is one of America’s most famous exports. According to statistics, it has 36,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries around the world.

Wherever I travel, I always look for it. It’s like home away from home. It’s not for the food, silly, but for its restrooms. When you really have to go, you’d find them up to standard.

McDonald’s is usually easy to find with its big golden arc sign displayed prominently in its location. It’s part of its DNA.

Science has noted, however, that DNA is dynamic and adaptable and subject to change as a result of environmental factors. That’s what came to mind when I came across McDonald’s in Bergen, Norway last month. Its looks has gone a complete transformation in line with the efforts of preserving the image of the historic neighborhood where it’s located. Fortunately for consumers, the high quality of its food, services, and restrooms remains the same.

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October 28, 2016 at 2:51 pm 13 comments

Inside Norway: On the Road to Bergen


Sognefjell

Location: Lom, Oppland, Norway

From Elvesæter, we drove to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city next to Oslo. It was a 9-hour journey including a picnic stop and a two and half-hours ferry ride, that we found very rewarding.

We took the Sognefjell National Route through the Jotunheimen mountains. It’s the highest mountain road in Northern Europe reaching a maximum elevation of 4,705 feet above sea level. It definitely put to the test the driving skills of our driver.

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October 23, 2016 at 9:50 am 4 comments

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