Oldish warehouses, Bergen.
A whale of a diet!
Whale meat on the menu, Bergen Fish Market.
A sculpture of a dried Arctic cod, in the old Hanseatic precinct of Bergen harbour.
The tourist precinct with the old hanseatic League warehouses, Bergen.
Square-rigger at the quay.
Just north of Bergen, steaming north.
More fjord engineering.
Four and a half sisters waterfall.
Geirangerfjord, supposed to be Seven Sisters, but between the dry time, and the wind, somewhat less!
Summer pastures, above Geirangerfjord.
This small collection of wooden cabins, high above Geirangerfjord was the summer shelter for the villages girls as they tended the herds in the summer pastures.
Roof top gardens.
These traditional roofs of turf, feature wild pansies as the colour motif. Geirangerfjord.
A fjord somewhere!
England Farten memorial, Alesund.
This monument marks the nominal site from where many Norwegians left to flee to England, during World War 2.
Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim.
Detail of some of the statues and grotesques on the facade of the cathedral.
Inside Nidaros, Trondheim.
Probably not as bright as the camera makes it, but still very impressive.
NIdaros Cathedral, Trondheim.
Looking back at the entrance end, with the modern steel pipes of the organ below the Rose window.
An island in Trondheim harbour, Munkholmen has been a monastery, a prison and a fort over its history of nearly 1000 years.
Wagner-organ, Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim.
This organ dates back to the early 18th century, and was restored in the 1990's.
Torghatten or "hole in the hat"
Torghatten is a granite mountain on Torget island in Nordland county, Norway.
Orca near Torghatten.
Torghatten, Torget Island.
Traditional reddish brown paint and turf on the roof of a small house on Vega Island.
Wild orchids, Vega.
Petter Dass memorial.
Patter Dass is a well regarded Norwegian clergyman and poet, who was the rector of this church from 1689 to 1707.
Arctic Circle marker, Norway.
This open globe sculpture marks the latitude of the Arctic Circle, as it was when it was built. As the Circle moves north by 100 mteres or so each year, it is no longer accurate, but is not too far off.
Arctic Circle marker, Norway - semi-selfie!
Interestingly, the marker has the Equator and the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, but not the polar circles. Hawkeye trying to hold the globe on his shoulders.
Holandsfjord, near the Svartisen Glacier.
Svartisen Glacier, North Norway.
A big blue day with not a breath of wind, rendering the fjord glassy. Nikon D800 16mm.
The glacier has retreated over many years, leaving a terminal moraine, where there is a cafe, and a large moraine lake with magical reflections on a fine day.
Village of A, Lofoten Islands.
A disused fish factory on the village's small harbour is home to the usual kittiwakes.
The museum of stockfish at A offers visitors biscuits from unusual dishes.
Kittiwakes nesting on the window sills of a disused fish factory.
An old photograph in the museum of fishing at A, illustrates what a large enterprise fishing was and still is in the Lofoten Islands.
Fishing museum, A. The boats were generally small with only one or two men in each.