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Entries from June 2008

Pictures of a 24 kg (53 lb) big cod fished in Northern Norway

June 17th, 2008 · 41 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I caught a 24 kg (53 lb) heavy cod on a bottom-longline. This is the biggest fish I have caught in years so I was very excited when I dragged the huge fish up from the depth of the ocean. The head was so big that it alone completely filled […]

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Tags: Fish · Fishing · Norway Norwegen Norge · Spring

Harstad – the pearl of VÃ¥gsfjorden

June 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Harstad is the fourth largest city here in Northern Norway and has a population of about 23,000. It is located on an island called Hinnøya and this island is the largest in Norway with it’s 2,204.7 km². Harstad is often called “the pearl of VÃ¥gsfjorden” as the city lays by a beautiful fjord called VÃ¥gsfjorden. […]

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Tags: Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean

Picture of field full of dandelion flowers and a red boatshed in Northern Norway

June 9th, 2008 · 18 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera June 8th 2008. Click image for larger view. I love the short period when every dandelion plant seems to flower at the exact same time. A field full of yellow flowers on a sunny day is a beautiful sight so I could not resist taking out the camera to […]

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Tags: Boatsheds · Clouds · Coast · Countryside · Flora · Flower · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Rural · Shore · Sky · Snow · Spring

Picture of wood anemone (nemorosa) flower with purple primula flowers as background

June 5th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera May 31st 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture I have photographed a wood anemone flower (anemone nemorosa) with some purple primula flowers as background. I loved the contrast with the sun shining on the white wood anemone flower and the the primula flowers in the shadow. […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Primula · Spring