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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.

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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 […]

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The next generation lighthouse keepers

The next generation lighthouse keepers

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Michael Holtermann. During my stay at the lighthouse, a class of 10th-graders from Blomdalen School at Mandal came visiting. After having been by myself for a couple of days, I was excited to see how it would impact my stay, with so many youngsters in the house. I […]

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A day at Ryvingen Lighthouse

A day at Ryvingen Lighthouse

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Michael Holtermann and Rick Shupper. A photographer friend of mine, Svein Erik, wanted to go shooting at the lighthouse, so he offered me a ride out in his boat. We left from the coastal village of Tregde, between Mandal and Kristiansand. I had remembered everything. Bedding, food, […]

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