By Train

 Sigrid

Getting to know my country en route to Molja Lighthouse

Getting to know my country en route to Molja Lighthouse

I had been invited to visit Molja Lighthouse in Ålesund and Kjeungskjær Lighthouse outside Ørland, and chose to take the opportunity and get to know more of Norway by traveling by train, bus, and speedboat ferries. For two decades I have been traveling all over the world. One of my favorite ways of traveling is by train. I have always felt at home on a train. I get to have my own seat. It always says so on my ticket. It is like a “welcome, we have reserved a place only for you” feeling that gives me a sense of home. This space is for me. It’s my seat. My home for some hours. (Article continues after the photo gallery.)

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. The train takes you where you usually don’t get to go. It runs on its tracks where no car can follow. It is as if I am getting a break from the road. No traffic, no honking, and it doesn’t matter if I want to text someone. I can. Traveling […]

 Sigrid

Going from A to B (without Google)

Going from A to B (without Google)

Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” – Don Williams Jr. This day, was a day of traveling. You know, one of those days where no bus coordinates with the other, trains are […]

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Norway: Getting there, getting around once you’re there

Norway: Getting there, getting around once you’re there

Information updated: July 2014 Norway is beautiful. It soars. It stretches the mind. You get to look far, far into the distance. You are not crowded at all because Norway has plenty of elbow room. Getting around in Norway turns out to be one of the pleasures of visiting Norway. Getting to your destination presents […]

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