Norway. Travels in photos

Cities, monuments, nature, fjords and glaciers

Forests, swamps and farms of Eastern Norway

After spending the night and breakfast on the ski resort Idre heading towards Norway.

Западная Швеция. Озеро Storån-Österdalälven

We drive over the bridge over the confluence of the Storån and Sörälven rivers flowing into lake Storån-Österdalälven.

Западная Швеция. Озеро Storån-Österdalälven

After ten kilometers on the road there is a small column with the sign "Norge". This is the border between Sweden and Norway.

Eastern Norway

This area is not entirely deserted, often found along the road neat farm.

Eastern Norway

The road on which we drive is not like the international highway, it is an ordinary rural road from which to the farms go unpaved roads, however, very well rolled. In any case, not visible pits and puddles, although the rains here are often.

Eastern Norway

Outside the window the forest interspersed with lakes and marshes.

Eastern Norway

Behind the forests on both sides can be seen low mountains covered with bright green moss.

Eastern Norway

Another small village.

Eastern Norway

On the green meadows sheep graze leisurely, making no attempt to hide from the rain..

Eastern Norway

Cross the river Sømåa, along the valley of which the road passes.

Eastern Norway

The Village Sømådalen.

Eastern Norway

Farmhouses, barns. And the complete absence of fences.

Eastern Norway

The weather here changes very quickly, we were just driving under heavy rain, but the sun came out and the gloomy landscape behind the windows of the bus was replaced by bright greenery of the short Northern summer.

Eastern Norway

Another tiny town.

Eastern Norway

Here I first saw a neat white fence, performing decorative functions.

Eastern Norway

Surprisingly contrasting picture - a bright landscape on the background of leaden clouds.

Eastern Norway

The house under the roof of laminated stone. Almost all buildings in Norway are made of wood, the architecture is very simple.

Eastern Norway

Machinery park of a farmer. Here are stored bales of hay.

Eastern Norway

Signs of civilization began to fall more often-we go on the territory of the commune Røros.

Eastern Norway

Rural kindergarten.

Eastern Norway

This region is known for harsh winters, in 1914 there were recorded the lowest in Central Norway temperatures -50,4 °C. In 1718, during the great Northern war, local frosts have caused significant damage to the Swedish army, then the cold killed more than 3,000 soldiers.

Eastern Norway

Began to appear the first signs of mining - on the hillside whitewashing mine rock dump.

Eastern Norway

Cross the river Gloma (Glåma), on the banks of which stands the ancient mining town Røros.

Eastern Norway