Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

Oslo, Norway (July 2014)

I only had 1 full day (2 nights) in Oslo, but I made the most of it. I went to the Folk Museum, which is an outdoor museum of actual … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Flåm-Myrdal Railway, Norway (July ’14)

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

In & Around Balestrand, Norway (July 2014)

On the shore of the Sognefjord, Balestrand is a tiny town with lots to offer if you enjoy being outdoors. I used it as a homebase for hiking and biking. … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nærøyfjord, Norway (July 2014)

Nærøyfjord means “Narrow Fjord”, and it’s named that for good reason. The walls rise 1400m above the water, and some parts of the fjord are only 500m wide. It is … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bergen, Norway (July 2014)

Bergen was my first stop in Norway. What a delightful little coastal town! A lot of people stay here or in Stavanger as a “home base” to begin their fjord … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Fjords Day 3

I rented a bike and rode all the way around the Esefjord and Svaerefjord and back for a total of 40km. They’re smaller fjords so they feel more enclosed, so … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fjords Day 2

I hiked up to 575 meters (started from sea level) and was rewarded with these amazing views. Beautiful!

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fjords, Day 1

I took a ferry along the Naerofjord or “Narrow Fjord”. Mountains appearing around every new bend, soaring up around you and surrounding you. These pictures don’t even come close to … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Glimpses of Bergen, Norway

The historic harborfront of Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s clear why. It feels like being transported to another era.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment