Picture Gallery for Mon 2005-05-09 15:46:18 UTC


Click to enlargeMarie wonders if the tyres are square.
Click to enlargeA typical view of the lappish plateau.
Click to enlargeFoothills.
Click to enlargeA car in the ditch in Abisko.
Click to enlargeNathan, Brian and Chris, the LDB guys meet us in Abisko.
Click to enlargeAbisko.
Click to enlargeLooking across the E10 in Abisko towards Lake Torneträsk.
Click to enlargeAbisko train station. Many of the train stations in the towns in this area look like this. Presumably they were all built at one time when the railroad was put through from a standard blueprint.
Click to enlargeLooking out a dirty window in the train station.
Click to enlargeLooking down the tracks. All the trains appear to be electric in this region.
Click to enlargeGaelen next to the train station.
Click to enlargeThe right of public access in Sweden.
Click to enlargeThe Navvy Road. Abisko is off the map to the right at the far edge of Abisko National Park. The big lake on the right is the northwestern end of Lake Torneträsk.
Click to enlargeMarco and Marie walking down from the train station.
Click to enlargeA view of Abisko.
Click to enlargePulling the car out of the ditch.
Click to enlargeLake Torneträsk.
Click to enlargeLake Torneträsk.
Click to enlargeOne of many railroad tunnels.
Click to enlargeThe Swedish plateau near the Norwegian border.
Click to enlargeCustoms station.
Click to enlargeNorge.
Click to enlargeThe Norwegian plateau near the Swedish border.
Click to enlargeSome sort of rock formation.
Click to enlargeA cabin in Norway. Many Norwegian houses in this area fly the Norwegian pennant or jack or whatever that you can see on the flagpole here.
Click to enlargeGaelen checks the light level.
Click to enlargeA stream flowing west into the Arctic Ocean.
Click to enlargeNorwegian mountains.
Click to enlargeNorwegian mountains and a fjord.
Click to enlargeThe fjord.
Click to enlargeThis funny picture is what happened when my camera decided it couldn't figure out the light level on its own.
Click to enlargeApproaching the bridge to Narvik.
Click to enlargeCrossing the fjord.
Click to enlargeMountains around Narvik.
Click to enlargeLooking back at the suspension bridge.
Click to enlargeTrees and mountains.
Click to enlargeLooking across Ofot Fjord.
Click to enlargeCentral Narvik.
Click to enlargeCentral Narvik.
Click to enlargeThe Fiskehallen Museum.
Click to enlargeNarvik.
Click to enlargeNarvik.
Click to enlargeEd tries to take in a movie, or perhaps take out a book.
Click to enlargeChris, Nathan and Brian in Narvik.
Click to enlargeNarvik.
Click to enlargeNarvik.
Click to enlargeNarvik.
Click to enlargeBack on the bridge over Ofotsfjord, heading north this time.
Click to enlargeBack on the bridge over Ofotsfjord, heading north this time.
Click to playA tunnel northwest of Narvik.
Click to enlargeThe road into Vesterålen.
Click to enlargeThe road into Vesterålen.
Click to enlargeOfotsfjord.
Click to enlargeOfotsfjord.
Click to enlargeGaelen and Marie walk along the strand.
Click to enlargeEd skips stones.
Click to playEd skips stones.
Click to enlargeNorwegian mountains across the fjord.
Click to enlargeAnother tunnel.
Click to enlargeA church in some Norwegian town.
Click to enlargeTypical northern Norway.
Click to enlargeApproaching the bridge over to Vesterålen.
Click to enlargeThe Vesterålen bridge.
Click to enlargeThe Vesterålen bridge.
Click to enlargeMarco takes some pictures from the bluff.
Click to enlargeAccording to GPS, we're below sea level, which is odd, because we don't appear to be wet.
Click to enlargeA creek running to the sea.
Click to enlargeLooking out towards the Vestfjord.
Click to enlargeEd walks out to the spit.
Click to enlargeGaelen, Marie and Matt on the beach.
Click to enlargeThe view from the spit.
Click to playPanorama from the top of the spit.
Click to enlargeRock formations.
Click to enlargeVestfjord.
Click to enlargeMarie's shells.
Click to enlargeMatt, Gaelen and Ed on the beach.
Click to enlargeGaelen changes the film in his camera.
Click to enlargeGaelen changes the film in his camera.
Click to enlargeBroken shells on the ground. There were lots of these.
Click to enlargeEd throws a rock into the ocean.
Click to enlargeMarie and Gaelen walking back to the mainland.
Click to enlargeAn even larger pile of shells.
Click to enlargePussywillows.
Click to enlargeBack at the Vesterålen bridge.
Click to enlargeA dock on Ofotsfjord.
Click to enlargeNorwegian mountains.
Click to enlargeTunnel.
Click to enlargeOfotsfjord again.
Click to enlargeA map of the area, which conveniently blocks the view of the bridge to Narvik.
Click to enlargeThe bridge to Narvik over the end of Ofotsfjord.
Click to playMatt comes to a stop.
Click to enlargeBack on the plateau. The climate and scenery is markedly different.
Click to enlargeTypical cabins on the plateau.
Click to enlargeMountains.
Click to playA panorama of the plateau.
Click to enlargeHusk bilbelte.
Click to enlargeA Norwegian peak.
Click to enlargeKong Olavs veg (and Gaelen). The big red dot with an arrow pointing to it on the top right is the Vesterålen bridge. We drove to the southern point of the loop just past the bridge.
Click to enlargeMore cabins near the Swedish border.
Click to enlargeMarco finds a patch of deep snow.

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