ABC - S
New ABC week.
And S is the challenge. Very difficult. Too many similarties.
Same object in both English and Norwegian -
beginning with the letter S.
Please be patient and take it as an " English - Norwegian lesson and also travel" during Summer - sommer.
Or, just scroll down and stop whenever you want on the Tour.
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I begin as allways with some facts about the Letter:
Origin of the letter S.
And not to forget:
“S” is the letter of the alphabet that represents inspiration. These attractive people win others over with their charm. Influence is an aphrodisiac to them. Others doting on them is the most sensual feeling they can achieve. Loving anything to do with --- read more
This week I will start with what most foreigners think about Norway: Snow - sne. And this is from our Summerhouse - sommerhus. Two S words on the same Photo.
OK. It might be more: Snow Crystals - snekrystaller.
When we first are in the Nature:
Sunrise - soloppgang.
Here from Capitola, Monterey Bay, in California.
I just wake up and took the photo from our Hotel Balconny.
Sun - Sol comes up and even goes down: Sunset - solnedgang. Here from Seaside in Northern Oregon. (Seaside in Norwegian: Sjöside).
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From Sun to Stones. Yes, we have lot's of Stone - Stein in Norway.
Here from Hurum peninsula 1 hour south of Oslo. Regard the different colours.
And Strong - sterk men - menn. Like my Son - Sönn (Mats)
The neighbour country of Norway is (mainly) Sweden - Sverige. Here from Sjötorp, at Götakanal.
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Well, it's Summer Time - sommertid. For the moment we have what we call "The Green Winter" - what's then better than a hot Soup - suppe?
When it's warm outside, what about a mixed Salad - Salat?
After a hot Soup - then comes a warm Smile - smil
Norway my be familiar to you when I say Nature and fjords.
With other words, here is from a part of Norway on World Heritage Nature List:
Stalheim - view down to Naeroy valley and Sognefjord
From Norway and going west across the Sea - sjö to Michigan in USA.
My Son - sønn is sitting - sitter with his wife on a bench (benk) looking over the Beach of Saint Joseph. Charming - sjarmerende.
Did you know that Michigan state - stat, do have more Light Houses than other states in the US?
We have two cats. They are Sisters - söstre (Felicia and Rosa). Born Oct 31 - 2002.
When talking about Family (familie):
This is my grandson Sebastian, some years ago.
Can you see his Shriek - skrik?
Well from art to art. This is a Sculpture - skulptur - in Dröbak, Norway.
When in Norway, what more than nature and snow and polar bears are this country known for?
Ibsen, Hamsun, Heyerdal (Kontiki), Vikings. Jarlsberg , whale and seal hunting, A-ha.
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A clue: Shipping Nation - skipsfartsnasjon- in fact about top 3 for decades.
It's about time to have some views from other parts of the world. Let's start in Salta, NW Argentina. Andes in the Background.
And continue even higher to the Salar Grande - What you see is Salt - salt. At 3500 meters above Sea level. It's really a huge bassin of natural salt. Once a lake. In the Andes.
When in South America, the let us visit a Sculpture - skulptur at Place des Armas in Santiago de Chile. We had Coffee in the morning in the Arcades to the right.
It's a long way from Santiago to San Francisco - here from Fiskermens Wharf.
And from San Francisco to the Sandy Beaches - sandsterendene in NE Brazil, Ceare state.
545 km undisturbed sandy - sand beaches. You can even see persons sitting - sitter on the horses. And the Sea - sjö in the background.
That's all for now folks. My Swan-song - svanesang.
For this ABC-S edition
Photo taken in Oslofjord.
You will without doubt find more here at ABC – in Words and Photos – ABC i ord og bilder. The original ABC challenge derived from Denise Nesbitt from Yorkshire in England and Petunia brought the challenge to Norway Click on this Link - lenke to see more fascinating ABC-R
PS. How could I forget Shiong from Singapore? It's my age;-)) Here she is. Click on the photo to visit a Museum in Singapore