I'm back from the fantastic, 61 degree lushness of Norway, right into sweltering, dirty old Brooklyn.
Mountain Climbing AdventureIck:
Outdoor activity-plan-ruining constant rain. Starvation as result of staunch vegetarianism whilst in Scandinavia.
Just a few photos:
They've been building with grass roofs for thousands of years over there, and we're only just starting to think it's a cool 'sustainable trend' ...
Here are some pics of an historical town, Flekkefjord, where I met up with some extended family members. Most of the homes are from the 1700s, made of wood and painted white. Traditionally, white paint was the most expensive - the red color of the barns was originally actually made from a mixture of oil and fish blood, and obviously was the cheapest 'paint.' The habit remains; most houses in the town were white, a sort of historical habit of showing off.
Preikestolen, a precipice near Stavanger ...
I'm looking forward to posting a bit about the real non-touristy stuff: like good graffiti and funny traffic signs ... :)