Monthly Archives: July 2015

Stockholm

Stockholm

Following a breakfast of hearty buckwheat scones and a refreshing dip in a nearby waterfall we spent our lunchtime hour in the last area of …

 

Norway Farewell

Norway Farewell

Norway bid fare-well to us with a final morning of sunshine and beauty.  Mike pulled a near all-nighter washing our laundry and hanging it out …

 

Drive Day

Drive Day

Today we awoke to a typical gray rainy Bergen morning and were treated to another delicious breakfast from our hostess.  Sad to leave our Bergen …

 

Bergen

Bergen

Known for its consistent rain (80 inches a year), we arrived late on a typical dark and wet night in the seaport of Bergen at …

 

Fjords

Fjords

Fjords Everyone talks about the glacial fjords of Norway.  Formed back in the ice age with the perfect conditions of coastal mountains and western winds, fjords …

 

Jotunheimen Mountains

Jotunheimen Mountains

Jotunheimen Mountains There is beauty and then there is Switzerland.  We have always thought it was in its own playing field.  Today we realized …

 

Oslo

Oslo

Home of a million, half of whom are away on holiday in July, Oslo has been considered the capital of Norway for 1000 years.  In …

 

Mission Life

Mission Life

Mission Life and Crossing the Border   Today was one of our “mission days”.  We read from Mike’s journal as we drove through his first two areas, …

 

Moose Lake

Moose Lake

Moose Lake   Magical Moments.  Every trip has its magical moments; those idyllic slices of eternity where heaven and earth align and all feels right in the …

 

Beautiful Country

Beautiful Country

Beautiful Country   When we commented on the incredible green rolling hills and the plethora of wildflowers, Monica explained that it rains all spring and all summer …

 

Let the Adventure Begin………..

Let the Adventure Begin………..

Unprepared.  Inadequate.  Scrambling.   That is how I felt trying to get ready for our Scandinavian trip.  Thankfully, we came back from California a day early than …

 

Rhythm

Rhythm

There is something innately within us that loves rhythm and routine.  Consistency brings order to the chaos of life.  I try and try and try …