Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 3 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 3 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 2 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 2 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 1 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 1 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Michael

Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

This article was written and photographed by 5 Reicherts – photograhy and travels, www.5reicherts.com. The 5 Reichers is a family of five: three kids, two photographers, travel journalists, and always on the road. This article is translated from German. All photos courtesy of 5reicherts.com.

In the morning we invited our Belgian rest stop neighbors for a coffee. The father and his son had slept in their car and looked pretty bleary-eyed. The two of them had arrived at 4:00 in the morning after having traveled 30 hours on a cargo ship. Despite the rainy weather, we decided to drive […]

 Michael

Coastal Cathedrals photo exhibit in New York

Coastal Cathedrals photo exhibit in New York

Photography by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen The lighthouses have been there for decades, leading voyagers through the treacherous passages of coastal Norway. Their lights have saved many a sailor lost in night and fog. This exhibition is a tribute to the people who dedicated their lives to keeping lamps clean and lights shining. The lighthouse keepers – […]

 Michael

Photography: Coastal cathedrals – A journey on the edge of Norway

Photography: Coastal cathedrals – A journey on the edge of Norway

We’re pleased to announce “Kystens Katedraler – Coastal cathedrals: A journey on the edge of Norway” exhibit by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen Photography at Hurtigruten Terminal Bergen, Norway, May 5 – June 30. This is a Lighthouses of Norway initiative sponsored by Hurtigruten. Please help us spread the word. We’re so excited about this, and a big […]

 Michael

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

Ever dreamt about being alone on an island in the open sea? You’re given the opportunity at Littleisland Lighthouse. It takes a ride in an open boat and a climb up 300 steps, but then you’re here. You can explore nature. Find strength or peace. Take in the calm. Littleisland Lighthouse is a place where you can simply be present and let yourself be inspired.

via Islands website.   £ 235.00 / night, minimum stay of 2 nights   Accommodation Two double  rooms, cozy  lounge  and  relaxing  dining  area  with  spectacular  views  of  the  sea  offer guests a comfortable yet exhilarating experience. All meals are provided, with vegetarian and other dietary requests welcomed. This  winter,  we’ll  have  two  simple  and  peaceful  double rooms […]

 Michael

The magical realism of Norwegian nights

The magical realism of Norwegian nights

It was in the late ’80s that I saw the northern lights for the first time. I was 18 and had moved to an island in the far north of Norway to take a job as a teacher in a little school in one of the small villages up there. The village was located in the shadow of a steep, barren mountain chain, looking out on the Atlantic Ocean. (Article continues after photos.)

Fewer than 300 people lived there, and almost all of them were involved in fishing, either as fishermen on small vessels, or as workers in the fish warehouse. It was an exposed place. One night a roof was ripped off and a camping trailer was overturned by high winds; some of the buildings had been […]

 Michael

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 […]

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