Author Archives: karolinehjorth

Thank you!

Time is a ship that is heading south! A big warm thank you to everyone in our team for the outstanding Finnmark hospitality. We have had taxi drivers, midwives, fysiotherapists, husky musher/ miners, ex-librarians, ex-kings guardsmen, hospital staff and passionate chefs

Thank you!

Time is a ship that is heading south! A big warm thank you to everyone in our team for the outstanding Finnmark hospitality. We have had taxi drivers, midwives, fysiotherapists, husky musher/ miners, ex-librarians, ex-kings guardsmen, hospital staff and passionate chefs

Time is a ship featured in ‘Finnmarken’

Kristin’s king crab acrobatics is featured in Finnmarken today!

Time is a ship featured in ‘Finnmarken’

Kristin’s king crab acrobatics is featured in Finnmarken today!

NKS from A to Z

Gunnar Stumo is one very “hands on” man. He is Finnmarkssykehuset’s chosen project manager for New Kirkenes Hospital and takes care of all aspects of the process of planning and building the new hospital. He controls the process and makes sure the the mighty

NKS from A to Z

Gunnar Stumo is one very “hands on” man. He is Finnmarkssykehuset’s chosen project manager for New Kirkenes Hospital and takes care of all aspects of the process of planning and building the new hospital. He controls the process and makes sure the the mighty

Ester’s fishing rock

Ester worked as a librarian at the Vadsø library until she retired three years ago. She now enjoys sweet times with her knockout husband (who makes some exquisite cold smoked salmon on their yard). We snacked on cloudberries and chatted about all

Ester’s fishing rock

Ester worked as a librarian at the Vadsø library until she retired three years ago. She now enjoys sweet times with her knockout husband (who makes some exquisite cold smoked salmon on their yard). We snacked on cloudberries and chatted about all

The Vagabond Husky Trio

It is Transborder Cafe in November 2014 and Karoline bumps into a fellow trønder, Magnus Gorter-Voie. Before we know it, we are driving down Pasvik valley for an overnight stay at Magnus’ husky farm. A larger than life dog and Lene Ødegård

The Vagabond Husky Trio

It is Transborder Cafe in November 2014 and Karoline bumps into a fellow trønder, Magnus Gorter-Voie. Before we know it, we are driving down Pasvik valley for an overnight stay at Magnus’ husky farm. A larger than life dog and Lene Ødegård

King crabbing in Bugøyfjord

On our first day back in Kirkenes we bumped into Kristin Pedersen at the hospital, who casually invited us ‘crabbing’ with her family in Bugøyfjord. Catching a few king crabs is a free treat for anyone living in Finnmark (you can find

King crabbing in Bugøyfjord

On our first day back in Kirkenes we bumped into Kristin Pedersen at the hospital, who casually invited us ‘crabbing’ with her family in Bugøyfjord. Catching a few king crabs is a free treat for anyone living in Finnmark (you can find

We are on air – special feature by NRK Finnmark

Sidsel Vik’s reportage from the spectacular outing in Hamningberg is now live at NRK Finnmark radio (scroll down to number 9 in the episode list to listen). You can also read the interview (in Norwegian) and see more pictures here. Enjoy!

We are on air – special feature by NRK Finnmark

Sidsel Vik’s reportage from the spectacular outing in Hamningberg is now live at NRK Finnmark radio (scroll down to number 9 in the episode list to listen). You can also read the interview (in Norwegian) and see more pictures here. Enjoy!

48 hours of daylight

We are in the Arctic! Blogging and camping turns out to be a challenging combination, hence this compact first report. Reidun Laura Andreassen is our first participant from Vestre Jakobselv, near Vadsø. She spent St.Hans eve with us covered in

48 hours of daylight

We are in the Arctic! Blogging and camping turns out to be a challenging combination, hence this compact first report. Reidun Laura Andreassen is our first participant from Vestre Jakobselv, near Vadsø. She spent St.Hans eve with us covered in

Time is a ship – Round two

Reporting live from a campsite just outside of Vadsø, we are excited to announce our Finnmark summer tour 2015 has officially started! We will be touring these midnight sun landscapes until the 6th of July. Stay posted.

Time is a ship – Round two

Reporting live from a campsite just outside of Vadsø, we are excited to announce our Finnmark summer tour 2015 has officially started! We will be touring these midnight sun landscapes until the 6th of July. Stay posted.

Ny Tid’s photo of the week: Willy Bangsund

The great newspaper Ny Tid is running a back page column called photo of the week. This week we would highly recommend buying a copy, as the one and only Willy (Superman) Bangsund is Mr photo of the week! For those who can’t

Ny Tid’s photo of the week: Willy Bangsund

The great newspaper Ny Tid is running a back page column called photo of the week. This week we would highly recommend buying a copy, as the one and only Willy (Superman) Bangsund is Mr photo of the week! For those who can’t

Rune and the Barents cabaret

Rune Rafaelsen talks passionately and with a dizzying pace. Riitta’s intermediate Swedish skills are of no use today – this kind of language isn’t taught in school. We are sitting around a big wooden table amongst moving boxes full of trophies and listening

Rune and the Barents cabaret

Rune Rafaelsen talks passionately and with a dizzying pace. Riitta’s intermediate Swedish skills are of no use today – this kind of language isn’t taught in school. We are sitting around a big wooden table amongst moving boxes full of trophies and listening