Scandinavian Nature

Norway & Iceland

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All photos by Jason Mills or Jordanna Max Brodsky.

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Viking Longboat Replica
Viking Longboat Replica

This replica sits in the town of Gudvangen at the end of the Naeroyfjord in Norway.

Naeroyfjord
Naeroyfjord

Naeroyfjord from the heights above the town of Flam in Norway.

Naeroyfjord
Naeroyfjord

Naeroyfjord from the heights above the town of Flam.

Hardangerfjord
Hardangerfjord

Norway

Voringsfossen
Voringsfossen

A rainbow over one of Norway's most spectacular waterfalls. For scale, notice tiny Jason in blue hiking through the mist.

The Trolltunga Trail
The Trolltunga Trail

The trail to the Trolltunga is 23 km round trip, but clearly marked. We hiked up through fog banks and back down in glorious sun.

Trolltunga
Trolltunga

Jason on the Trolltunga as the clouds finally clear.

Arctic Cotton
Arctic Cotton

Along the Trolltunga trail, arctic cotton grows around small ponds. The same plant grows in Nunavut, serving as wick material for Inuit lamps.

Justadtinden
Justadtinden

View from a hike in Lofoten, Norway, taken after 10 PM in July. This far north, the sunsets seem to last forever, casting the spectacular scenery in an otherworldly light.

Lofoten
Lofoten

Hiking above the Arctic Circle in Norway, the fantastical shapes of islands and mountains, surrounded by a glittering sea, make you feel like you've stepped straight into Asgard.

A hike above Reine
A hike above Reine

Reine is a small fishing village in Lofoten, Norway, above the Arctic Circle.

Lofoten
Lofoten
Jordanna in Lofoten
Jordanna in Lofoten
Fireweed
Fireweed

Fireweed grows all over the North, including in both Norway and Nunavut.