In the land of snow and mountains

I’m off to Norway again for a film shoot. (Lucky me, I do have a fun job!)

If you remember, I was in Roros - up in the mountains in northern Norway – in April as well.

It snowed a lot.

And the icicles were like perfect crystals against old wood.

We will be staying in the same hotel as last time – a fabulous renovated old wool factory.

It doesn’t look much on the outside, but the rooms are wonderful.

(So is the food.)

The picturesque streets are dotted with deliciously bright buildings – most are about 300 years old -

And antique stores.

You can just about see my reflection in the corner of this shot.

It will probably be snowing again this week.

But don’t worry about me – I’ll be in heaven!

For more cool worlds, please visit: Our World.

As I’ll be away for most of the week, I won’t be able to get around to all of your blogs. But thank you so much for your visit!

82 responses

  1. When I watch snowy images eyes seldom blink. Thanks for sharing.

    June 11, 2012 at 15:08

  2. LOOOVE the picture of the icicles. Amazing.

    June 11, 2012 at 15:10

  3. Extraordinary shots. I hope your visit and filming go very well!

    June 11, 2012 at 15:16

  4. Last shot is great and yes! your job is so much fun :)

    June 11, 2012 at 15:33

  5. What a wonderful look at a bit of Norway and what a fun job you do have indeed! I do love your captures for the day!! I do enjoy visiting old cities like this on and your photos are the next best thing to being there!! Hope you have a great week.

    June 11, 2012 at 15:44

  6. You do have a fun job indeed. I hope that your visit will be warm and sunny this trip.

    June 11, 2012 at 15:55

  7. Beautiful place. Have a great holiday. I envy you because I need to work during the summer except five days holiday.

    June 11, 2012 at 16:00

  8. It looks heavenly! Have a great time – I Iook forward to your photos when you’re back!

    June 11, 2012 at 16:03

  9. So romantic! Have fun!

    June 11, 2012 at 16:16

  10. You. Are. In. Heaven. Lady Fi
    & I thank you for bring your readers there, as well.

    Omygoodness, if old wood could talk! That first photos is magical. Xx

    June 11, 2012 at 16:16

  11. Pat

    What a beautiful place this is!

    June 11, 2012 at 16:28

  12. lively images! great work LadyFi

    June 11, 2012 at 16:35

  13. Fantastiska bilder!!!

    June 11, 2012 at 16:42

  14. TexWisGirl

    wow! that hotel looks fabulous! enjoy!!!

    June 11, 2012 at 17:04

  15. What a fun post! I really don’t like ice and snow, but you make it look so charming I’m jealous and want to go there too!

    June 11, 2012 at 17:04

  16. what a cool place…i would like to imagine you would not have snow now but….the icicles are really cool…and love all the buildings….

    June 11, 2012 at 17:42

  17. Jim

    Oh Fiona! Lucky you! Looking forward to some awesome photos! No pressure!! lol

    June 11, 2012 at 18:08

  18. Enjoy your stay in those ancient buildings! Fabulous shots… very impressive!

    June 11, 2012 at 18:16

  19. Oh wow.. very cool. Enjoy and be safe. :)

    June 11, 2012 at 18:26

  20. I hope you have a great time. Wonderful photographs of an enchanting looking place.

    June 11, 2012 at 18:57

  21. The wooden structures and antique building are remarkably standing strong! That sounds truly heaven. Have great splendid Ladify

    June 11, 2012 at 19:21

  22. Wow–what a great job you have, Fiona. I’d love to visit Norway…. Wonder if you’ll find snow now???

    Love your April pictures, especially the first two showing the snow and icicles.

    Have fun!!!!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    June 11, 2012 at 19:43

  23. This looks like a very charming town, and the pictures from your last visit are marvelous. I look forward to seeing more beautiful pictures from this town (with or without the snow).

    June 11, 2012 at 20:04

  24. Your photos sure make it look like a great place to visit.

    June 11, 2012 at 20:37

  25. Delicious, I love with this beautiful and bright light.

    June 11, 2012 at 21:10

  26. Al

    Beautiful photos, that looks like a great place to go. But even at our house more than 2km above sea level, this is late for snow!

    June 11, 2012 at 21:19

  27. Have fun in heaven!! : )

    June 11, 2012 at 21:24

  28. Lucky you!
    Pack me in your suitcase and take me with you please. ;)

    June 11, 2012 at 21:48

  29. Bob

    It must be angelic place to visit.

    June 11, 2012 at 22:08

  30. Oh! that sounds and looks like a great place to stay when you are in that old town! :) I passed through in May on my way back to oslo.. :) But unfortunately we didn’t stop as it rained a LOT and we had too short a time to make a stop.. :/

    enjoy your time in heavenly Røros! :)

    June 11, 2012 at 22:34

  31. Wow..gorgeous shots of this building, and the snow makes it refreshing to see.

    June 11, 2012 at 23:04

  32. Great photos! I especially like the icicles! Awesome that you have such a fun job.

    June 11, 2012 at 23:26

  33. What an amazing place! Wonderful photos of the old buildings.

    June 11, 2012 at 23:57

  34. we was not far from snow last week. Did not like it a bit. But your shots are great. Wishing you a gret week without snow.

    June 12, 2012 at 00:29

  35. beautiful snowy shots. hope everything goes well in Norway. :)

    June 12, 2012 at 01:14

  36. You do have a fun job!!

    June 12, 2012 at 01:16

  37. Enticing captures Fi. Thanks for sharing this beautiful part of the world with us and bringing back some happy memories of a visit there so long ago. Sounds like you have a fascinating job and great that you get to travel. I bet Oscar misses you!

    June 12, 2012 at 01:24

  38. Jeanie

    Enjoy every minute of what sounds like will be a really wonderful trip.

    June 12, 2012 at 02:27

  39. Have fun! Take some more photos! I hope it is warmer this time:)

    June 12, 2012 at 03:30

  40. Enjoy! Looks like a fascinating part of the world.

    June 12, 2012 at 03:44

  41. superb captures all! you sure have an enviable job!!

    June 12, 2012 at 03:49

  42. Your post leaves me homesick for winter! Thank you for a very nice feeling.

    June 12, 2012 at 04:16

  43. always such a parade of wonders!

    Aloha from Waikiki,
    Comfort Spiral
    >

    June 12, 2012 at 04:50

  44. Beautiful winter shots. I can feel the cold.

    June 12, 2012 at 06:57

  45. Yeah, yeah, yeah…cool pics, but what about that opening line:
    I’m off to Norway again for a film shoot…..

    I want to know more! :-)

    June 12, 2012 at 07:30

  46. Have a wonderful time – and tell us/show us all about it when you return.

    June 12, 2012 at 10:30

  47. readerwil

    Oh Røros is a place where I could live . During the few days I stayed there, I took many photos and like you, I was absolutely overwhelmed by the wonderful wooden houses with roofs consisting of seven layers of turf. You probably saw the miners’museum. I was fascinated by the way these people worked. Have a great time!

    June 12, 2012 at 11:04

  48. What fun! Have a great time , and tell us all about it!

    June 12, 2012 at 11:52

  49. Sounds wonderful and no doubt you will take more fantastic photos to share!

    June 12, 2012 at 12:09

  50. Both a fun and beautiful tour!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

    June 12, 2012 at 12:35

  51. These are beautiful photos, Fiona. The first two look like I can touch them and feel the grain of the wood. They move me physically, and for me that is the sign of an excellent photo. :D Enjoy your trip!

    June 12, 2012 at 13:01

  52. Cool shots for the summer here. :)
    Those icicles look like teeth.

    June 12, 2012 at 13:26

  53. it is so hot and sticky here, these shots are like an elixir to me
    I love cold weather
    and in such a wonderful setting!!
    enjoy

    June 12, 2012 at 14:27

  54. Wonderful shots!
    What a fun job you have.
    Enjoy your stay at Røros.

    June 12, 2012 at 14:45

  55. be still my heat – snow!!! oh I wish I could tuck away in your suitcase for this one. these photos are superb in every way. happy trip to you, and safe travels.

    June 12, 2012 at 15:11

  56. Great shots, too much snow:(

    Visiting for Our World Tuesday- hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.cassandrasminicorner.com/2012/06/my-summer-beauties.html

    June 12, 2012 at 16:41

  57. Hope you have a wonderful time in Norway and that you find it to be very fruitful. Enjoy.

    June 12, 2012 at 17:35

  58. What kind of film are you shooting? An indie film? A short? A commercial? Just curious as my husband has his movie too.

    June 12, 2012 at 19:32

  59. I woul LOVE to be in your world. :))

    June 12, 2012 at 19:42

  60. Have a great trip and I hope it will not snow.;))
    xoxo

    June 12, 2012 at 19:56

  61. looks beautiful and cold :) have fun.

    June 12, 2012 at 20:34

  62. Way too cold for me!

    June 12, 2012 at 21:02

  63. wonderful to see images from your trip. it looks wonderful and snow in April, we had it too.

    June 12, 2012 at 23:47

  64. You must have an amazing job to travel to places like this. It’s like visiting another world and another time. Hope you thoroughly enjoy your time there.

    June 13, 2012 at 00:25

  65. Ok now I’m envious. Can you share your job with me please? I’ll love it if you could pack me in your suitcase or hide me in your plane cargo too! :) Enjoy! Share your trip with us when you’re back!

    June 13, 2012 at 04:20

  66. I love that first photo! Such a contrast from the 90 degree F weather I experienced last weekend. Have fun!

    June 13, 2012 at 05:55

  67. Fantastic photographs, beautiful places. I am greeting

    June 13, 2012 at 10:09

  68. jcosmonewbery

    Have a ball!

    June 13, 2012 at 12:10

  69. JM

    Snow in April! :-) All shots are fantastic!

    June 13, 2012 at 13:25

  70. JillsyGirl Studio

    Love that last shot…not exactly sure what I’m looking at. You seem to be in there and then there’s a bird cage that appears to be suspended in air…very cool! It must be a reflection.

    June 13, 2012 at 14:45

    • It’s me reflected in an antique shop window that has a birdcage in it.

      June 14, 2012 at 05:54

  71. I don’t think I would get any work done…out with the camera all day..

    Stunning shots.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

    June 13, 2012 at 21:56

  72. What a great opportunity. I can’t wait to see your next set of pictures. I think a documentary about how you go about your art would be fascinating. Your world is gorgeous.

    June 14, 2012 at 03:18

  73. oh, everything there looks cold, cold. but you picture the scenes lovely, as always… i hope they have plenty of hot chocolate and coffee and muffins and soups, haha, so you won’t shiver too much… btw, is the climate (and temperature) in Norway more or less the same as Sweden’s? both Sweden and Norway a lot colder than your London, Ms. Lady Fi? bother to answer my senseless prattles when you’re less busy. :)

    kick ass in your project and enjoy your stay. warm regards. ;)

    June 14, 2012 at 03:59

  74. Härliga bilder! Lucky to go there and get nice views. Norway is beautiful too. I will go there Oct/Nov for drevprov with Tyra.

    June 14, 2012 at 09:30

  75. It’s just so hard to imagine snow anywhere in the world when it’s in the 90’s here… hope you take lots of falling snow shots, I love to watch snow fall! =)

    June 14, 2012 at 15:28

  76. How did I not know what your job is…? :) And I would love to visit Norway – in fact I’m hoping to have chance to get there this summer!

    June 14, 2012 at 23:02

  77. It’s interesting to see that you are having snow there Fi. I would have thought that it was summer now? I enjoyed your pictures – Dave

    June 15, 2012 at 10:39

    • This was snow in Norway in April – I took the pics when I was visiting there.

      June 15, 2012 at 10:52

  78. WONDERFUL pictures ♥

    June 15, 2012 at 16:21

  79. Glad your reflection adds a bit of youth to that antique shop photo Fi! Hope you’re having fun and some adventures too.

    June 16, 2012 at 07:22

  80. what a fun job you have! these shots are exquisite!

    big hugs

    June 16, 2012 at 15:24

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