The Machu Picchu of Norway

After a short hike to an incredible viewpoint of the Geirangerfjord we headed back to the carpark. The whole area was stunning, the fjord itself is known as the king of fjords, and is only 20km long but it’s thin with a twisting ‘S’ shape and formidable mountains shooting up its sides. The track was…

Fjords, Glaciers and magnificent mountains

Sognefjord is the longest and deepest fjord in Norway at 204km and 1308m respectively. It has many other fjords veering off it like branches of a tree. We spent a couple of days driving around the fjord and sleeping in idyllic spots next to the calm waters with the occasional seal visitor. I’ve realised Norway…

Beautiful Bergen and a taste of whale

We got pretty shit weather for the whole of the Hardangerfjord drive, but it still looked beautiful and the rain only made the valley of waterfalls more impressive. The driving has been a bit stressful as the roads are so narrow and the Norwegians like to leave a huge gap between them and the wall….

Brown pants moment – Kjerag Boulder

The past few nights I’ve been picturing myself standing on the Kjerag boulder and dying. There were a few options of how exactly I would die: 1. The classic ‘Lauren’ – trip on my shoelace, stumble, die. 2. Slipping on the rock, and holding on to the edge of the boulder for dear life, Craig…