Sigrid

The feeling of defiance

The feeling of defiance

Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen Translated and edited by Michael Holtermann and Kenneth Kiesnoski  Do you know the feeling of defiance? The feeling that pops up when you sit inside, warm by the fire and cozy under a blanket. And then, suddenly, you just have to get outside. Out in the weather. Bad weather. […]

 Rick

Andenes Lighthouse and Polar Museum

Andenes Lighthouse and Polar Museum

Andenes Lighthouse (Norwegian: Andenes fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located at the northern end of Andøya in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland, Norway. It was established in 1859, and automated in 1978. Andenes Lighthouse is one of Norway’s tallest cast iron lighthouses, standing 131 feet (40 meters) tall. There are guided tours which entail a […]

 Michael

Gardens at remote lighthouses along the Norwegian coast – a botanical project

Gardens at remote lighthouses along the Norwegian coast – a botanical project

Authors: Dagfinn Moe  Herbarium BG, DNS, University of Bergen, Norway Per Harald Salvesen Arboretum & Botanical Garden, University of Bergen, Norway Per Arvid Åsen Agder Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Kristiansand, Norway This article was published in Plants and Culture: Seeds of the Cultural Heritage of Europe – ©2009 • Edipuglia s.r.l. – www.edipuglia.it, pages 263–276.   […]