Category: Hikes

Vetvika – Hidden beach paradise

You know, sometimes you just gotta realise that the idea you had, which seemed so foolproof, was in fact just an idea made by a fool. The story about my hike to Vetvika is a tale about a girl who was forced to push herself to what felt like the verge of her physical and mental abilities. Yes, very dramatic.… Read more →

Hike Besseggen

The colours of the water were mesmerising. Even more so, I thought, because the turquoise shades of Gjendevatnet were not on the shores of palm trees and golden sand, but surrounded by mountain peaks dressed in white. It looked as inviting as on any Caribbean beach, but the temperature… well I wasn’t so sure about that. I lowered myself down… Read more →

Hike Picturesque Cinque Terre in Italy

Few places in the world can compare to the appeal of small village romanticism as Cinque Terre. In Italian the ‘Five Lands’ are actually five ancient, small fishing villages situated on the rugged coast of the Liguria Region north in Italy. Hauling themselves along the mountainous  Mediterranean seaside, the Cinque Terre is a spectacular place for enjoying a walk in… Read more →

Hike Pulpit Rock in Norway

I could tell you thousands of reasons why you should visit Norway and I’m beginning right here at the foot of Pulpit Rock in the western county of Rogaland. The name, known in norwegian as ‘Preikestolen’ is derived from the shape of the rock itself. 604 meters above the spectacular Lysefjorden hangs a 25 by 25 meter square cliff plunging… Read more →