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Aurora Borealis is back


With the start of the Aurora Borealis season just days away, we got a spectacular preview last night. The sky was lit up from west …

New ALBATROS images have been shared at CaptainsVoyage Forum


As I promised yesterday, I have now shared the larger sized images from Albators visit to Trondheim yesterday, just follow the link …

Attractive working conditions… 


Here is an excerpt from a Norwegian University study, author Espen Jan Kolbræk, which I find tremendously interesting, especially …

Simplicity works magic sometimes


As a seaman that have so far spent some 20+ years working on ships, I thought I had seen almost everything when it comes to (sea)…

Drop the controlling leadership style!


Recently, in a Norwegian financial newspaper, modern and effective leadership-styles were discussed, and one style in particular …

Teaser on board the Albatros


Today, Sunday 23rd of August 2015, while the Albatros was in Trondheim for their single visit this year, I had the opportunity to …

Albatros has arrived


As the wonderful summer weather continues, the cruiseship Albatros arrived at Trondheim just before noon today. Since another cruiseship …

Trondheim-teaser 


Good evening my dear Ladies and Gentlemen, please accept this one image as a teaser for an upcoming post with what I believe is …

Unbe-freakin-believeable Spotify


Thank heaven I have never signed up to use Spotify, and neither will I ever. I just hope and pray that everybody that previously …

Phuket from the sky


On vimeo I recently came across this wonderful video of Phuket from the sky. 17 years ago, I lived at Phuket, and the Phuket I remember …

CaptainsVoyage Forum annual fee’s for the next year

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

I have today paid in full the bill for the next year of operation. Running a large forum such as this …

In the distance...


In the distance, beyond all those mountains…. I have no idea what I should call this image, nor do I know which mountain ridges …

Valentinlyst - this might be a future resolution


At Valentinlyst in Trondheim, there is a building which I think might be one of the solutions to future city development of Trondheim. …

Ranheim is still changing fast


One of the suburban areas outside the city limit of Trondheim called Ranheim, is changing fast. Ranheim is the location of Norway’s …

Ranheim elementary school


Yesterday I had a free moment to go mountain top hiking with heavy equipment… a very strenous climb with 10+ kg of gear in 28 degrees …

Planespotting at TRD


While I was waiting for that Kalitta Air Boeing 747-visit last Friday, I had some time to kill. Since I was in what I would consider …

Some images from Costa Pacifica at Trondheim


Already about 17 days ago, on August 1st 2015, the Italian cruiseship Costa Pacifica came on a short visit to Port of Trondheim. …

Kalitta Air arrives at Værnes airport, Trondheim

Less than two hours ago, at around 12:30 this afternoon, Kalitta Air Boeing 747-200F touched down at Værnes Airport, Trondheim. The …

AIDAsol in Trondheim again today


For the last time this summer-season, we saw the German cruiseship AIDAsol back in town again today, Thursday August 13th 2015. …

The newly renovated spire of Nidarosdomen


I can probably safely assume that not many people have seen the newly renovated spire of Nidarosdomen Cathedral like this, in all …

The new Toyota Hilux 


The new Toyota Hilux has become truly beautiful, and I’m definately in love (again). But, with the price level in Norway on pick-…

I’m so embarrased on your behalf Bangkok Post


I’m so truly, truly embarrassed on your behalf, Bangkok Post. How could a serious publication and newspaper like you blame tourists …

Really OLD Pan American film from Thailand


For all of us that can’t seem to get enough of Thailand, this old film from Pan American is a golden find on youtube. The film is …

Could you be a GUIDE in Trondheim?

I did this test in our loacal paper (sorry, Norwegian language only), and to be honest, I would not do very well as a guide if I …

Two feel-good songs from youtube

I truly believe that everybody have a handful special songs that you go listen to when you are feeling blue. Youtube have an enormous …

Unusual perspectives of Trondheim 

Here is perhaps a rather unusual view of the statue located at Trondheim city square. The statue of King Olav Tryggvason is located …

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