Last Week in Jotunheimen

When an adventure is coming to an end… After more than eight months in Norway I am now leaving for Germany in less than a week. I realize that I have spent most of the past year in this country: Five months in Jotunheimen and four in the Lofoten. In […]

A Day at Work

My alarm goes off a little after nine in the morning. I look out the window of my cabin – the sun is shining, so I grab my towel and run down to the river for a quick dip before breakfast. Yesterday I was working until midnight, so I am […]

Besseggen race

After a month of more or less regular hill-running the big day came faster than anticipated: My employer, one of my colleagues and I took the short drive to Gjendesheim and from there the boat to Memurubu, where Jotunheimen’s most famous hiking tour has it’s origin: the “Besseggen”. A nice […]

Hindsæter Season One

In early June 2014, freshly out of school, I packed my stuff and went to Norway – to work „in a hotel some place in the mountains“. I didn’t know a lot more than that when I arrived at the train station in Otta and was picked up by my […]

June 15 – last ski tour of the year

A few days ago I decided to go on my last ski tour for this year. I have probably been on more ski tours in 2015 than in the 20 years before that and enjoyed every single one of them, now it is June though, and it would also be […]

Expedition to Spitsbergen

The video along with the pictures are pretty self explanatory, so there will be no more text about this awesome adventure. (You might need a proxy if you want to watch this video from Germany!)

Living in Lofoten

From January to May 2015 I went to a boarding school in the north of Norway, in Lofoten. The school is located in a small fishing-town and cultural center called Kabelvåg, not far from the islands capitol (Svolvær) and just above the Arctic Circle. The school activity «Lofoten Folkehøgskole», the […]