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    Re: This is Ålesund

    Amazing Pictures from a very beautiful Landscape. Thank you.

    Matthias

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      Re: This is Ålesund

      Now that seems to be a really nice museum. I love all the details that you've captured in your sharp and colorful images Sterkoder.

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        Re: This is Ålesund

        Great photography... looks like these images were taken in the middle of the summer, not in the middle of September.

        Beautiful day, beautiful motifs and well executed!
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          Re: This is Ålesund

          First snow of the year at the mountain tops in the Sunnmore Alphs:




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            Re: This is Ålesund

            Looks like a gorgeous day!!! It was rainy in AAlesund when I was there............ such amazing blue!!!!!

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              Re: This is Ålesund

              Back home in Singapore but still a few more pictures from Aalesund during the last two weeks to post.

              First a house that has been shown here before:


              Still with and abundance of flowers, front and back:


              These dominated at this time of the year:

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                Re: This is Ålesund

                A few doors caught my eyes when walking along Borgundveien:




                As did this row of garages along Norvegata:
                Last edited by ombugge; September 23rd, 2011, 09:58. Reason: correcting text

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                  Re: This is Ålesund

                  Speaking of Norvegata, here is proof that Aalesund is "more" than just Jugend houses:


                  And more blocks of flats in Voldsdalen:


                  Last edited by ombugge; September 23rd, 2011, 09:59. Reason: correcting text

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                    Re: This is Ålesund

                    View of Hessa from Voldsdalen:


                    And view of Slinningen from the same venue:

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                      Re: This is Ålesund

                      Aalesund city limit in 1882 was just after the old Hospital, at the appropriately named Sykehusgata:


                      The original city limit from 1848 was at the equally appropriately named Grensegata, which was featured in an earlier post here.

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                        Re: This is Ålesund

                        Fjellstua from an unusual angle:


                        Modern flats with an unobstructed view of fjords and mountains:

                        Situated at Meierikaia (or Blixvalen for the older generation)

                        Here is the view from ground floor level towards the Sunnmore alps with a fresh dusting of snow over abt. 1000 m.:
                        Last edited by ombugge; September 23rd, 2011, 09:42. Reason: Add pic.

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                          Re: This is Ålesund

                          Another view of the "Raadhus" and the new facade:



                          Comments are invited as to whether this is much of an improvement over the old facade. (Is it still the second ugliest public building in Norway??)

                          Here is one more that breaks with the Jugend style of down town Aalesund:

                          Also shown earlier in this thread and also for comments.
                          Last edited by ombugge; September 23rd, 2011, 09:37. Reason: Add pics

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                            Re: This is Brosundet in Ålesund

                            Let me show you the main feature of Aalesund, Brosundet, or Aalesundet, as it look from the water.

                            First a picture of the Southern end with Hellebroa as seen from the Cruise Terminal:

                            This one from dry land.

                            And than Hellebroa from the other side:


                            Heading North, facing South:


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                              Re: This is Brosundet in Ålesund

                              Facing North:


                              Flats with own mooring and fishing rights from the veranda:

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                                Re: This is Ålesund

                                Inner harbour with with guest moorings:

                                Some unusual guests on this day, the Life boats belonging to Hurtigruten Nordlys.

                                Skansekaia South:


                                Leaving Inner harbour:


                                Moljaa as seen from the water when entering or leaving the Inner harbour:
                                Last edited by ombugge; September 24th, 2011, 08:25. Reason: Add pics

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