Norway

between fjords and waterfalls

In Travels

One of the things I love doing the most is camping. Growing up, I never really went camping in Brazil, so when I met Jaanus (my husband) and we went on our first camping trip, I was hooked.

We have done a fair amount of wild camping in Sweden. Once we slept under one of those wind turbines and, let me tell you, when that thing turned on in the middle of the night, the wind was so strong I was afraid the whole tent would go flying with us inside!

Then there was that road-trip from Stockholm to France and back, when we went camping on all of the French coast, north, west, south and then back home through the Alps. Every night in a different location, putting the tent up by night fall, and packing everything up by morning.

In July 2016 we were watching the weather on TV one night, and Norway seemed to be warm and sunny. And it was kind of next door, right? So we packed everything, dog included, and went for a 10 days camping road-trip through the fjords.

The images below are all shot on Kodak Portra 400 film. I have many more digital photos of this trip to share, I've just never gotten around to editing them... So there we go. A blog post full of unedited, straight scans, for the sake of time saving. And because film is beautiful!

Sundsvall

The most magical golden hour of the summer.

Of rivers and crossing borders

Trondheim

Of lakes and the beauty of Scandinavia

Mountain high: of fjords and waterfalls

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Maira Martins

Maira is a programmer and photographer currently based in Valencia, Spain. Originally from Brazil, Maira has lived in five countries throughout her life, which helps to infuse her work and her life with colors and creativity. She loves traveling, cooking, learning languages, watching documentaries about nature, and she recently developed a passion for gardening.

A long-time fan of cats, she discovered a passion for dogs during the six long snowy years she lived in Sweden. Specifically, her golden retriever Astro deserves all the credit for turning her into a dog-person, and teaching her that no matter how many times you vacuum the house, there will always be more dog hair everywhere.

Maira likes telling strangers random facts about her life and thinks that writing about herself in 3rd person makes it all seem very legit. She's been blogging on and off since 2005, but she swears this time she's really back to blogging. So welcome! Grab yourself a cup of whatever you like and browse around.