Entries by Cody

Thieves In The Night

Photo: Campground at the festival, Selb, Germany.  September 2012 Selb, Germany. 1 AM Friday, Sept. 7:  I say my goodbyes for the night and leave the campfire and head back to my tent.  The hour was still early for a night camped at a German music festival, but my body was still short on sleep […]

A Few Kungsleden Trail Photos

Photo: Kungsleden Trail, Sweden.  September 2012. I’m back on the Lofoten Islands now after having finished the northern section of the Kungsleden trail in Sweden; starting in Nikkaluokta and finishing in Abisko.  Overall the trip was fantastic.  Some days of bad weather which is to be expected, but also some amazing days as well.  I […]

Ryten – Lofoten Islands

Photo: Steep cliffs of Ryten rise from the sea, Lofoten Islands, Norway.  August 2012 …Continued from my last post…  As we headed higher and higher above the beach, across blueberry covered hillsides and rocky slopes, the views became more and more spectacular with vertical cliffs rising 500 meters straight out of the sea.  About half […]

Kvalvika Beach – Lofoten Islands

Photo: Looking down at Kvalvika beach from Ryten, Lofoten Islands, Norway.  August 2012 Near the top of my list for this trip was a night of two camping at Kvalvika beach.  Perhaps one of the most spectacular beaches on all of Lofoten, I was last here in in 2006 where I sat in my tent […]

Leaving Lofoten

Photo: Campfire at Utakleiv beach, Lofoten Islands, Norway.  August 2012 If there was any chance the islands were trying to hold onto summer, it’s now gone with the first autumn storm of the season spreading across Norway.  This morning I was still planning on taking the Hurtigruten ferry from here in Stamsund to Bodø tonight.  […]

First Days on Lofoten Islands Norway

Photo: Campfire at Horseid Beach, Lofoten Islands, Norway.  August 2012 I’ve been back on the Lofoten Islands for almost a week now.  For the first two nights I camped out at Horseid beach.  Had the place pretty much to myself and got lucky with some decent weather on the second night.  The first day hiking […]