Overall I am really happy with all I have achieved in my life. However the time after 2009 has been very hard and very confusing to me. On the one hand I completed the Norwegian language course and was trying to get a job in Norway as a geographer which has always been my dream and my passion. On the other hand my physical and emotional health started to deteriorate. What I thought I wanted to do at the time, wasn’t working. What I thought I loved which was my profession, wasn’t working. Continue reading
The trip was suppose to end up in France. That was the plan. Provence and Normandy were the two regions we wanted to see. However that was not ment to be. Michael Chabon once said ‘man make plans…and God laughs’. That’s how I feel thinking about our trip. I guess this is God’s way to tell us something. Continue reading
For those who have just started following the blog, this is the 7th and the last post about biking along the Lofoten Archipelago that me and my husband accomplished last summer. Please check the previous articles (linked below) to learn more about our little adventure. If you have any questions, please write a comment here or contact us via our FB page facebook.com/thenilsensway
There is this place in Norway, midway between Oslo and Bergen, a skiing center by the name Geilo. A year ago me and my husband had the pleasure to spend a weekend in one of the hotels there, Highland Lodge Geilo. It was a wedding gift from my husband’s brother and his family and what a great one!
A little over year ago in Dublin our wedding took place. What a beautiful day that was. One can say that it was a fairy tale. Perfect is the word that would describe this day: perfect husband, perfect place, perfect guests, perfect priest, perfect weather, perfect church, perfect hotel, perfect dinner, perfect pub, perfect music, perfect photographer.
We are more or less half way into our journey. It looks like we may have more choices in regards to where to bike further. So far we have mostly stayed on E 10 which stretches along the south part of the archipelago. Therefore the great phenomenon of the Midnight Sun has so far been unknown to us. Time to change that. We are biking northwards. Gimsøy here we come. Continue reading