Mo i Rana

Mo i Rana

a small farming and trading outpost near the Polar Circle since the iron age


Mo i Rana, Norway


Saturday, August 22, 2015


Personal highlights

  1. Mo i Rana: farming and trading outpost since the Iron Age
  2. Arctic Circle: this northern city lies just below the polar circle
  3. Ranfjorden: one of many fjords that looks and feels like a real lake
  4. Svartisen: arriving too late and having no time to visit the glacier 
  5. Journey: quick pitstop on my route from Alesund to Trondheim

Image sources

  1. Random sculpture
  2. Residential area
  3. Ranfjorden, nearly a lake
  4. Sculpture in Ranfjorden
  5. Enjoying the sunshine

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