Holmenkollen Day 2010

PICTURE SERIES: Sunshine and thousands of spectators turned out for the first “Holmenkollen Day” in Norway’s new ski jumping arena. It was an historic event for Oslo, and it attracted locals and visitors alike, from all over the world. See some of them in this picture series. [flgallery id=5 /] Click on the image to move […]

Recent history of Holmenkollen

Oslo has a new landmark, a reconstructed Holmenkollen Ski Jump, after years of planning and expense. Here’s a brief recap of Holmenkollen’s recent history. [flgallery id=4 /] Hover your mouse over the photos to get caption information.

Oslomarka’s winter wonderland

Join us for a trip around the winter wonderland of Oslomarka, the hills above Oslo. You need a Flash-enabled computer to watch this slideshow. [flgallery id=1 /]

Opening day at Kistefos museum

[flgallery id=6 /] The Kistefos Museum came about mostly through the efforts of investor and art lover Christen Sveaas. Each spring he is joined by scores of other well-known Norwegians from the arts and business world, to kick off Kistefos’ summer exhibit.

Moose on the loose in Harstad

It’s spring, and that means many moose mothers are busy sending last year’s calves off on their own, while they prepare to give birth to this year’s offspring. Here’s a short photo series showing one moose family on the move up north. [flgallery id=2 /] This particular mother made an unlikely choice of grazing area: […]