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    Trondheim taking a rest:



    With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

    Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
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    Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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      Not a bad night to work in an office like this, or what?





      With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

      Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
      Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

      Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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        WOW! Almost unreal colours !! Thank you for sharing.
        Lofoten '07 ...... Nordnorge '11

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          Originally posted by Ralf__ View Post
          WOW! Almost unreal colours !! Thank you for sharing.
          Thank you so much Ralf: it was indeed almost unreal at the bridge that night. The light was so red, and so strong.... those are the days, it's nice working on a bridge... so quiet, and so incredibly relaxing.

          Since you enjoyed those images, I will share some additional shots which was taken a few nights later:

          (...the zig-zag lines in the upper part of the shot are the heating cables in the wheelhouse glass...)

          With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

          Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
          Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

          Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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            The Trondheimsfjord can be so beautiful at night:

            With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

            Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
            Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

            Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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              Some more images for the enjoyment of those that wants to share a summer-time memory with me:

              Summer BBQ by the sea:

              With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

              Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
              Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

              Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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                I have been busy lately, but with a World Championship in town, had to do some photographing.



                Map of the track:



                Flags of participating nations:



                Ladies started in the first part:




                The track passes "Gamle Bybro" in both directions:




                Checking at a post in "Gaasaparken":



                Another post at Bakklandet.



                Coffee brewed the traditional way, over open fire, in a temporary forest in Munkegata:

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                  Excellent reporting Nichu. There always seems to be something going on in town. I saw there were going to be Olavsfestdagene taking place after I headed south, but I didn’t know about this orienteering.

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                    Great to see such reports, thanks!!
                    And as usual, Jan-Olav...., great images from (and of) the ferries!!
                    Of course I enjoyed the sunset ones, but I must say that this time I specially liked the ones where we could see a time laps sort of blur in the fjord while the ferry was crystal clear
                    "IF GOD COULD MAKE ANGELS...., WHY IN HELL MAKE MAN?"

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                      Thanks, Nichu!!! Looks like the Orienteering was fun (to watch, at least!!)

                      There seems to be something interesting going on all the TIME in Trondheim.......

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                        Originally posted by pakarang View Post
                        The Trondheimsfjord can be so beautiful at night:

                        **sigh**

                        so...........
                        pretty........

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                          Cannot compete with J-O's artwork, but will say thank you for the nice comments on my WOC2010 report.

                          Two additional pictures:



                          As the winners among both men and women were Swiss:

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                            Originally posted by Nichu View Post
                            Cannot compete with J-O's artwork....
                            . . . but you got there with his sports-coverage skills Nichu –look you’re in the middle of the road and she’s coming towards you, feet caught off the ground even – great photo.
                            This reference to J-O is due to remembering some cycle race photos of his from a similar in-front angle, and I said how difficult I’d found it to take such views of the much slower moving 17th May procession! – so you are already a step higher than me in speed Nichu!

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                              Moving house – the sequel!

                              Nichu’s posts about moving houses during tunnel construction works really caught my imagination.
                              http://www.captainsvoyage-forum.com/...&postcount=186
                              http://www.captainsvoyage-forum.com/...&postcount=211

                              So visiting Trondheim and realising my hotel was close to the area – (I’d even spotted some cranes from my hotel room window!) – I set off on an evening walk to investigate. Perhaps I would be able to find the place where the houses were being kept. Although I had not thought to print out the annotated view, (and that hadn’t shown the place which was eventually used in any case), I was sure my memory of Nichu’s photos and my instincts would get me there, and indeed that was what happened.

                              Finding the works area was easy, and I then had to take a detour to reach the side further from the main road, where a corner shop was happily able to keep open for business despite the disruption.







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                                Then came the instincts bit, look, those railings in the distance look distinctly promising.

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