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Yesterday - Spitsbergen


Got five minutes to spare: just about enough time to edit and share another image from yesterday with (all) of you. This is the …

Today - Finnmarken


Despite freezing temperatures in the shade, it was still another beautiful day with blue skies and sunshine. Waking up really early …

Teaser only


With an increadibly busy week ahead, there will only be a single teaser today - to see the rest, you may have to come back to check …

Today’s post-nightwatch flight


This morning was a beautiful morning with lots of sunlight and knowing that a veteran vessel was in town, I decided to make a really …

Nights are still dark


The nights during nightwatches are still far too dark at around 2AM when we take a brake, and are on stand by for immediate deployment …

Coastal steamers Vesterålen and Trollfjord


Last night and this morning has so far been a rather windy day, with snow-, hail- and rain showers changing every hour. It was perhaps …

NorLines Kvitbjørn


As I was preparing to head to another nightwatch a couple of days ago, I dropped by Port of Trondheim webkameras and noticed that …

The future of transportation


This is an extremely interesting subject I think: but the best solutions may not be the same in different parts of the world. For …

Laem Chabang opens for short cruises


Laem Chabang port located between Bangkok and Pattaya is opening for short cruises: Hong Kong-based Star Cruises, the world’s third …

Singapore Airlines opens a Scandinavian connection 


This is great news I think: starting on May 30th 2017, Singapore Airlines is opening a new route from Stockholm Arlanda Airport …

Scandinavian Airlines A330-300


While my favourite airline, Thai Airways (THAI), have parked all their un-economical, gas-guzzling A340’s they still have a total …

Ranheimsfjæra artwork


Another area that is rapidly changing in Trondheim is Ranheim: houses are being modernized, apartments are being built and stylish, …

Nedre Leirfossen - Lower Leirfossen Dam


Finally, the time was right and I got the image I had been thinking about ever since I put my wings in the air at “Øvre Leirfossen” (…

Dengue is still a threat to many


The actual death rate amongst people who are suffering from Dengue fever might not be as high as it used to be in the past, but …

The new Boeing 787 completes first flight


The latest and largest Dreamliner from the Boeing company, the 787-10, successfully made it’s maiden flight on Friday April 7th …

Coastal steamer and Stad ship-tunnel featured in Bangkok Post


In so many news-medias from all over the world, the Stad ship-tunnel has in the past week been widely featured, so also in the best …

Captain comes to Sothebys


After a general clean up of the basement storage this afternoon, I came across an “vintage" item which I believe is a truly valuable …

HondaJet faces a long haul


After nearly  three decades building an airplane from scratch, chief engineer Michimasa Fusion of the HondaJet, might have to reach …

April - my Asian horoscope


According to the Norwegian horoscope, I born in the sign of the Lion but in the Asian one, I’m born in the sign of the Cancer. According …

Dynamic cities


Now living in Trondheim, I often tend to think that the city doesn’t change that much but when I see images from the past, I realize …

That’s why we hate open office landscapes


I must admit I giggled a little when I saw this story coming up in the newsfeed at the Norwegian language newspaper “Nettavisen". …

Erling Jarl of Trondheim


Erling Jarl was the name of a truly beautiful ship, popularly called a stock-fish ship, built in Italy in 1949 for Nordenfjeldske …

Holstvollen Trondheim


In anticipation of a time with less people around Nedre Leirfossen Dam, I bring you some images of a farm at Bymarka outside Trondheim …

Upper Leirfoss Dam - Trondheim


Øvre Leirfoss Dam is a place I have been to many times during my younger years, though I do not remember too much of it. I do however …

My presence on youtube and vimeo


Over the time, I’ve had a total of three youtube-channels but with one (largely unused) now deleted, only two remains as of this …

Trolltunga Norway


I know a lot of people who wants to come to Norway and see our nature, but that have no chance to find funds for such a trip. Despair …

Four Seasons Private Residences - Bangkok


Next to my absolutely favourite Bangkok crib (read “hotel”), Chatrium Riverside Hotel, I last year at one of my stays there, became …

The end of searching for MH370


I have to admit that I feel extremely uneasy about the end of the search for the missing Malaysian Boeing 777, flight MH370. I just …

Japanese styled apartment buildings


I guess it would take quite some time before Japanese styled apartment buildings would arrive, be built and become popular here …

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