Last Sunday (24 Sept 2017) was a very blue day. After a week of pretty much unbroken sunshine, the day dawned, sunny, but hazy. This was my journey to Lysbotn on Senja to play for the morning service:
And this was the journey home:
Note the long ribbon of cloud in the last few pictures above.
After lunch there was time for a quick trip up our local peak, Varden (440m / 1250′). A fine walk up through the woods in full autumn colours, to the ‘hut’ at the top, magnificent views of Senja, and that cloud again:
In August we made our ‘annual pilgrimage’ to visit Tim and Tracy in the south of Norway. This year the sun didn’t shine to order, but we still had a lovely, relaxing time, with some trips out between the showers.
Monday evening we had a stroll to the beach (10 km round trip). Note, the black sheep awaiting ‘whitening’, and the rowan tree full of berries (which apparently is a sign of a bad winter to come):
Tuesday we investigated the old tungsten mine across the valley:
Wednesday was Sarah’s birthday. We had a trip to the lighthouse at Eigerøy:
Thursday Sarah went into Sandnes to help with some errands, so Tim and I had a quick trip to ‘their’ beach. On the way we investigated a path which is alleged to run up the side of the valley 2000′ and over to the next. Can you see it (we couldn’t!)?
Friday we had time for a quick meet and greet with the local cuties, before heading northwards, to the sunshine: