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Gas-bunkering in town


Today, I got to take the ship to Trondheim town for our weekly LNG-gas bunkering to take place. As demolition and reconstruction …

Photobucket ransom 


Two days ago, my latest Photobucket subscription expired and I was asked to pay a LOT more to continue using their services. Over …

Looking for the perfect carry-on


In the past, I have been travelling the world with a backpack (camera-bag) as well as a smaller laptop-bag. This is a rather heavy …

Norwegian Cruise Line on X-Files


In an episode of the well-known TV-series X-Files featuring Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, there is a scene taking place inside a travel …

How to date a Norwegian 


Went to a coffee shop in town a few days ago to catch up with some friends, and on the table they had a funny book by Nicholas Lund: “…

Back to Nidelven


I have had quite a few trips to Nidelven these past days, and in between rain, and snow showers, I have been able to fly my C-Gull …

A pause in the everlasting rain


Finally, there is a small pause in the everlasting rain. I know that autumn contains a lot of wet weather, but it’s been like this …

Maintenance days at Rissa Yards


A few weeks ago, car- and passenger ferry Korsfjord was taken out of her regular route and sailed to Rissa Yards for her annual …

Finally on Spitsbergen!


Finally, I made it on (not to) Spitsbergen - the ship, not the island. I have for a very long time intended to visit on board, and …

The most expensive thing ever


A few days ago, I bought one of the most expensive things I have ever bought, and it’s just a small plastic piece of just 8,25 grams. …

You will float too - IT


I’m not often seen going to the cinema here in Trondheim, mostly because I find them rather impersonal, cold, dirty and in an outdated …

The ultimate ship bedset


As far as I understand, a certain percentage of my readers are either maritime interested people, or people in some way related …

A new Spanish hit


Jon Almaas, a relatively famous Norwegian TV-host (in Norway), has created a Spanish hit-song to compete with other earlier famous …

Evening walk and flight restrictions


Tonight in Trondheim, there is a football-match taking place at Lerkendal Stadium, and with that game, there will be drone flight …

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