The dark green land, due to the extensive and dense forests punctuated by snow, especially when viewed from an approaching plane, is Norway. The trip there was, again, on business; to Trondheim. I have some pictures for you, with brief commentary.
The main landmark of the beautiful city is its Cathedral, where St. Olaf (the patron saint of the country) is buried.
The rest of the city centre looks like this:
It is as beautiful as it looks, although all the nastiness (malls, industrial estates etc.) is actually tucked away behind the forested hills…
The view from my hotel room, at midnight was the one below. Don’t be fooled by the workings of digital photography; the light was enough to read a newspaper.
The city sky is full of seagulls; sadly, one of them did not make it:
Bicycles were everywhere, as well, on the pavements mostly. One bike shop sported this nazi-looking brand sign, of an, apparently Danish, bike company:
The city gallery, from a slightly ‘Hammershøi‘ point of view:
The days I spent there were graduation days, for both schoolkids,