Monthly Archives: March 2011

Svalbard, Monacobreen calving. August 2010.

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Svalbard, July – August 2010

Some more photos from Svalbard.

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Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, August 2010

One of the northernmost settlements in the world is the science village Ny-Ålesund (here) with laboratories from many different countries.

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Pyramiden, Svalbard, August 2010

A couple of hours by boat from Longyearbyen, further into Isfjorden, is the former mining town of Pyramiden. It was founded by Sweden (hence the Swedish name), then bought by the Soviets, and finally abandoned by the Russians in 1998 … Continue reading

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Longyearbyen, Svalbard, July and August 2010

An odd place by all standards. Started in the early 20th century as a miners’ town, Longyearbyen (here) later turned into a town run entirely by one company (Store Norske). In recent years mining activities have diminished in importance (and … Continue reading

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Photos from Masai Mara, Kenya

In May 2010 I visited Masai Mara in Kenya before two weeks of intense “scientific” and political negotiations in Nairobi. It was my first time in Africa, yet the experiences on the savanna seemed strangely familiar. All the animals that … Continue reading

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Much more is yet to come

I have now finally started to update my website. This includes a whole new structure and design, which hopefully will enable me to update more frequently (than once every three years) in the future. However, it also means that all … Continue reading

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Svalbard, July and August 2010 – II

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Svalbard, July and August 2010

This is the first post with some of the over 7000 pictures I took during four weeks on Svalbard (Spitsbergen). More will follow!

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Runde, Norway, June 2010

In June 2010 I visited Runde off the west coast of Norway (here), mainly to see puffins, but also other birds. The weather was quite un-Norwegian. Lunnefåglar och andra fåglar på Runde, Norge – Papegaaiduikers en andere vogels op Runde, … Continue reading

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