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Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Hiking around Bymarka

This week summer suddenly turned to Autumn, bringing with it cooler weather and lots of rain. We were caught unprepared because our wet weather gear hasn’t yet arrived from Australia. … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

A summer weekend in Trondheim

After the first week in school we decided to have a quiet weekend in Trondheim and not take any trips. When we arrived at Trondheim airport 3 weeks ago we … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

A walk in the forest from Trondheim to Skistua

Friday is my day off work. I’ve continued that while here in Norway on an expat assignment. My husband and I walked our children to school in Trondheim then continued … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Munkeby Pilgrim Hostel

From Tautra we headed to Munkeby in the late afternoon. We had booked to stay the night at the Pilgrim Hostel. Our host was a gentle Norwegian farmer named Håkon. … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Tautra abbey

We moved to Trondheim, Norway from Canberra Australia on the 26th of July and we are making the most of the long summer days to explore. On Friday we decided … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Östersund Moose Farm

We had a lovely weekend in Östersund. We stayed in great accommodation. We walked around exploring the pretty town. Östersund is located at the shores of Sweden’s fifth largest lake, … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Prästgatanett Apartments, Östersund

In Östersund we booked a two bedroom apartment that was well rated. We soon found out why. Prästgatanett Apartments in Östersund are located in a well maintained house from the … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

The road to Östersund

This has been a fortnight of firsts: – my family visited their first Arab country – we moved to Norway from Australia – I started driving on the other side … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 4 Comments

Hegra Festning

After eating more fresh berries than we Australians would normally eat in 1 year, we headed up the hill in search for the fort. Hegra festning is a small mountain fortress in … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

A road trip to Ostersund via Hegra Festning

I’m an expat living in Trondheim, Norway with my husband, 8 year old daughter and 6 year old son. We moved here last week from Australia. We hadn’t even left … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 7 Comments