Lindesnes Lighthouse

 Rick

Lindesnes Lighthouse on a summer day

Lindesnes Lighthouse on a summer day

Lindesnes Lighthouse. Photos by Svein-Magne Tunli

 Rick

The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.

 Rick

Stay at a Norwegian Lighthouse

Stay at a Norwegian Lighthouse

So you want to visit and stay over at a Norwegian Lighthouse! Here are some resources to help make your dream come true. There are really a lot of choices. Some offers stays in former lighthouse keeper’s residences, some in the lighthouses themselves. Some are on tiny (really tiny) islands while others are on larger […]

 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 […]

 Rick

Video tour of Lindesnes Lighthouse

Video tour of Lindesnes Lighthouse

Lindesnes Lighthouse, at the southern tip of Norway, is the oldest lighthouse in the country. The first guiding fire (Norwegian: fyrflammen) was lit on Lindesnes in 1656. Since the 1800s, over 200 lighthouses been staffed in this country, but today Lindesnes one of the few that still have real keepers. Hear Lindesnes Keeeper, Rolf Dybvik […]

 Michael

Edvard Grieg: Rigaudon – Holberg Suite, op 40

Kristiansand Symfoniorkester at Lindesnes Lighthouse

 Sigrid

57.58.9533°N, 07.02.8043°E

57.58.9533°N, 07.02.8043°E

The sun has risen. This seems to be a wonderful sunny day at Lindesnes Lighthouse. This is the day for photographing sea and lighthouse.

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Translated and edited by Michael Holtermann. The grass is so green here on Lindesnes. I had expected it to be more yellow because of the salt water. But since it has been a pretty rainy summer, the grass is sparkling green. Lighthouse keeper Tim had been out with the […]

 Sigrid

Waiting for the moon

Waiting for the moon

The southernmost lighthouse on shore in Norway, is Lindesnes Lighthouse. It is also the oldest lighthouse in Norway. It was first lit February 27, 1656, and has for centuries been one of the most important landmarks for boats sailing between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

Text and Photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Michael Holtermann. It’s end of August and the darkness doesn’t come before 10PM. Last night, at 9PM, I walked up to the lighthouse in time to take some pictures of the sunset, but there was no sun. The moon was on its way, and the blue hour […]

 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. […]