The weather has been fantastic the whole of May and we are enjoying it to the max. When you even find perfect camp spots along the way, it’s the icing on the cake! There are many eagles in SognefjordenYou shall not pass!
Sognefjorden has many churches that are very old and though we are not in any way religious, we love old buildings and old building techniques. The nice thing when kayaking here is that these buildings are not that far from the water, so it’s easy to go check them out. Another thing that is great … Continue reading Old churches and nice people
Near the end of Sognefjorden is a town called Luster and at this place there is an old sanatorium situated 500 meters above the town center. If you are in the vicinity of Luster you should take time to visitthis place. The main building is 5000 m2 and was built in 1902 as a tuberculosis … Continue reading Sanatorium
We have now reached the furthest end of Sognefjorden! We took a quick break here at the town of Skjolden and celebrated with a quality dinner at the local hotel.
The first weeks of kayaking has been fantastic, good weather and much to see and experience. We are almost at the end of Sognefjorden, but before we paddle any further we decided to take a few days to stay at a place called Nes Gard. We know the people who run this place and every … Continue reading DJ Janssen @ Basecamp Sognefjord
People do not really know everything that I’m doing and investing in these days, but it’s hard to hide it when ships with my name are sailing back and forth in the fjords.
The 17. of May is the national day of Norway. While all other people in Norway are celebrating in the streets, we are paddling deeper towards the end of Sognefjorden. The weather is nice and we dressed up Obelix for the day. You know that it is national day when you see Balloons on the … Continue reading National day!
Today we crossed in to the main part of Sognefjorden and set direction for the bottom end of the fjord. Sognefjorden is a beautiful place to go kayaking and I would recommend anyone with kayaking experience to go here. But be aware that Sognefjorden can be a challenging and dangerous place, since the weather can … Continue reading Officially in Sognefjorden
Sognefjorden is the worlds largest ice free fjord in the world. From the ocean to the furthest point inland the fjord is 205 km long. We have decided to paddle it all the way to the end and all the way back to the ocean. Sognefjorden is made up of a large number of other … Continue reading BASE jumpers paradise
Our first stop is at Undredal, a small town where you will find Norways smallest stave church that still is in use. The church is from 1147 and you can clearly see the hedonistic influence in the church art. The viking culture was still strong at that time, since the official christening of Norway only … Continue reading Norways smalest stave church