Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.
Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her four-week journey from Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse, Ulvesund Lighthouse, Ryvarden Lighthouse, Stavanger, Sognvaar Lighthouse, Oksøy Lighthouse, and Homborsund Lighthouse, and then back to Oslo again.
Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. It’s late morning and dramatic clouds show up to invite me to this day-trip to the lighthouse tower of Kristiansand, the king of Kristiansand lighthouses, Oksøy Lighthouse. Approaching Oksøy Lighthouse, a cormorants is wishing me welcome to the open landscape. As we got closer, the clouds turned white and […]
Oksøy Lighthouse, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway. Oksøy is located on a small island of the same name in the entrance to Kristiansandsfjorden, about 1 mile (1.7 km) east of Skålevik and the same distance west southwest of Grønningen Lighthouse. Oksøy is accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. This historic station, the landfall light for Kristiansand, […]