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Andenes Lighthouse – a color trendsetter for 2014

Andenes Lighthouse – a color trendsetter for 2014

Hilde Francq is the only Belgian in the group of forty specialists who are able to forecast trends two years in advance. New trend colors up to 2014 have already been determined. A two-year forecast is not a luxury. Companies need to know what colors they have to take into account when developing new products. Hilde […]

 Rick

Sletringen Lighthouse, Scandinavia’s tallest

Sletringen Lighthouse, Scandinavia’s tallest

Sletringen (Slettringen) Lighthouse  This light was first established in 1899, and has been automated since 1993. It is located on a small island about 1.5 km (1 mi) west of Titran, the village at the western tip of Frøya. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. The first light here in 1899 was 65 feet (20 […]

 Rick

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse Kvitsøy has operated as a navigation light since about 1700. The present light was automated 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. The 1829 lighthouse had a height of 18 m (59 ft); the tower was extended by 7 m (23 ft) in 1859 and gained another 2 m (7 ft) […]

 Rick

Lille Herbern, Oslo harbor restaurant

Lille Herbern, Oslo harbor restaurant

Lille Herbern Lille Herbern is a pretty islet in the Olsofjord. It  lies just south of Bygdøy peninsula on the western side of Olso, and is within eyeshot of Dyna Lighthouse a little to the west.  Lille Herbern restaurant has been continuously feeding guests since 1929. This makes it one of the oldest restaurants in […]

 Rick

Fulehuk Lighthouse gloriously restored

Fulehuk Lighthouse gloriously restored

Fulehuk Lighthouse 59° 11′ N | 010° 36′ E Fulehuk stands on one the the outermost islets (in Nøtterøy municipality) in an archipelago jutting out southwest from Tonsberg Built in 1821 and automated in 1989 Stands 49 feet (15 meters) tall, and 52.5 feet (16.3 meters) above the high tide level. There is a square cylindrical […]

 Rick

Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse, Henningsvær, Vågan, in Nordland County. This lighthouse was built in 1856, and has bee inactive since 1935. (An automated light structure stands in front of the old lighthouse.) It is 41 feet (12.5 meters) tall, and 75.8 feet (23.1 meters) above the high tide level. The square cylindrical masonry tower is attached to […]