Saturday, September 22, 2007

High Fly - Hemsedal - Norway - Morning report

I woke up in the early morning this Saturday. Everyone but me was still sleeping. I took some photos. You then can have a tiny impression of the nature around where we are. Enjoy and click on the pictures to have slight more narrow feeling of the freshness here.
It's windy---

Hmmm - cold? Yes -you see the frost..

A closer look - what's inside - water, food or wood?

We are not alone here....

Snow at the Mountain tops

Butt, We have a Sauna - happy feets - it's hot- hurray

This is a tribute to our Captain and mr Lifecruiser. We wish they could be here. And you too, my dear reader.

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Blogger mar said...

What a beautiful place, TorAa! lovely morning report :)
I don't need frost for the time being, though.
Your sauna looks like the place to be at when it's cold outside.
Happy weekend :)

September 22, 2007 11:42 am  
Anonymous captain lifecruiser said...

Very beautiful scenery indeed, though I could do without the autumn feeling and the frost.... Brrrrr...

One question that popped up n my head when I see the red cottages:

Is they painted with Falu rödfärg (red paint) or is it just ordinary red paint? It would be interesting to know if the Falu rödfärg have spread to Norway too.

September 22, 2007 1:06 pm  
Blogger Ex-Shammickite said...

Oh so beautiful. But COLD! And I love the grass growing on the roof!

September 22, 2007 3:05 pm  
Blogger Fleur de Lisa said...

A perfect morning for early rising. I hope you and Anna are having a fantastic trip. Frost already? I'm glad you have the sauna to warm your toes. :-)

September 22, 2007 3:15 pm  
Blogger TorAa said...

@Lifeccruiser: I think the colour, or the recipe, is very like the Falu-red. Here we have Röros-red - name after the old mining town Röros.

September 22, 2007 4:29 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA said...

What a lovely trip to Hemsedal Tor! Its a long time since I been there but as you know its one of the most popular ski areas and resorts senter in Norway so I have been down hills there a lot of times.

From the pics one can also see the fall season is coming. Tomorrow its Equinox you know :-)

September 22, 2007 6:18 pm  
Blogger A. said...

Beautiful pictures Tor, really beautiful. I'd love to be there, but the frost! Not yet please! I'm one of those people who would rather wake up to the rain (as we did today - all day!) as long as it's not cold... Anything but cold....

September 22, 2007 8:21 pm  
Anonymous Sword Girl said...

I'm kind of craving some cold weather! I love the feeling of cozying up under the blankets and sleeping in.

We are having some thunder here right now. Big thunderhead clouds outside.

September 22, 2007 9:19 pm  
Blogger Desert Diva said...

Every season has it's beauty and you've captured the "early fall" well. Thanks for sharing!

September 23, 2007 3:40 am  
Blogger ViJaY said...

Whoohoo!! I wonder what season is it in norway right now.. Amazing sceneries... Gr8 photography.. If u hav got sum more photos, can u please send me the link @


September 23, 2007 7:14 am  
Blogger TorAa said...

@A: I'm flattered by every single comment here. Cold - yeah - when it's dry it's ok, but combined with high humidity: No - no no-

September 23, 2007 7:58 am  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

I think the light when the sun is coming up is beautiful and you've just caught it right, Tor.

What picturesque country it is, too and it looks lovely and peaceful.

As for the sauna, yes please! I hate having cold feet, although it's getting warm now so I don't have to worry.

Take care.

September 23, 2007 9:03 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The scenery is beautiful, Tor! I actually love when the seasons start to change!

September 23, 2007 11:45 am  
Blogger .. Dallas Meow >^^ said...

beautiful indeed.

first day of fall - and 89 here today.
I will sit and stare and imagine a bit o' that cool fresh air on my cheecks.

September 23, 2007 3:49 pm  
Blogger Gattina said...

What a wonderful place it seems to be ! I am back from Italy into a "normal" world at least concerning internet connection ! I have never had such a bad connection since I am blogging ! Not even from Egypt or Turkey. From 1 h Internet I could use maybe 45 min at the beginning and then 15 the last 3 days ! It was awful. Now I can even more understand your anger about internet connections ! We arrived at home at 1.30 pm made the trip in two shots of course. Now I have to catch up on all news in blogworld !and the cruise of course ! So I have a lot to read, lol ! Sorry that I couldn't comment, because of this bad connection (but you know what that is !)

September 23, 2007 6:46 pm  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

BEAUTIFUL! And Burrrrrrr COLD!
Not sure I could take the cold anymote and I know it isn't REALLY cold there, yet...LOL!
I LOVE a Sauna....back in the 70's I spent a lot of time in the Sauna...and it was Fabulous!

I truly look forward to you coming to this part od the world, next summer....And I hope Renny & Diane can come too! Wouldn't that be fun?

September 24, 2007 1:28 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

I can certainly 'smell' the fresh air here Toraa :D

September 24, 2007 3:49 am  
Blogger Raquel said...

What nice place and peaceful. I like the way you capture the first image.

September 24, 2007 9:34 am  
Blogger eastcoastlife said...

I wish I was there!!! Toasting my pretty toes next to the sauna. What a beautiful place!

September 24, 2007 10:21 am  
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Neat thatched roof and you guys are ahead of us in colour change. Sure looks crisp! And me in my shorts still!

September 27, 2007 5:08 am  
Anonymous Amelia said...

Just dropping by and wants to say that this particular picture made may day! I just love the color combination, they remind me so much of my autumn visit n Japan!

December 17, 2009 4:05 am  

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