My incredible Norwegian family was kind enough to take me on a roadtrip across some notable areas in southwestern Norway one sunny Sunday. We took quite a few ferries to visit Odda (where my Norwegian family used to live) and saw tons of waterfalls along the way (because they’re my favorite and the people here know this by now, hehe). Here are some pictures (by the way, slow Internet users, there are a decent number of them) of the gorgeous scenery we came across (you can find many more in the gallery folder); really, it speaks for itself, so I didn’t really bother with captions:
And here’s a glacier in the background flanked by two big, beautiful mountains (a bit difficult to fully see because the sun was beating down pretty hard that day). Pretty nifty!
The simplistic beauty of Norway as a country is both exquisite and insane.
Ooh, look at this one!
And this one!
It’s easy to get absolutely soaked when you stand next to a waterfall the magnitude of Langfoss in Etne, Norway:
Ahhhh. I love waterfalls. 🙂
By the way, the Norwegian company Norled has an interesting logo that might be recognizable to those in the eastern US:
Recognize the flag? That’s the flag for Puerto Rico. Oh, sorry. It’s an italicized Puerto Rican flag, according to them. Supposedly Puerto Rico once sued Norled over the rights to the flag, but Norled won the case. Why? The flag is apparently the regional flag of Stavanger, and Norway’s use of it predates Puerto Rico’s. Pretty crazy. :O
This roadtrip was incredible, and I know I’ll go on another with my Norwegian family sometime!