The city of Bodø was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. Bodø, located just north of the Arctic Circle, is the largest city in Nordland county, and the second largest in North Norway. It is also my hometown. Population 50000 (2012).
2016 – August
Bodø city centre next to the harbour.
Landegode island seen from Austvika.
Austvika beach area
Rain shower over Bodø
Hurtigruta is the world’s leading premium Expedition Voyage Operator. The company started operating voyages on Norway’s western and northern coast between Bergen and Kirkenes. Their boats are frequent visitors to Bodø, almost daily.
Scenic sunset, seen from the new hotel `Scandic Havet`
Houses in Røvika, with the Mjønestindan mountainrange behind.
Breivika seen from Røvika.
Sunset in Brevika.
Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) close encounter.
Bodø, Norway 27 July 2011. The banner says: “Together sgainst terrorism”. As a reaction towards last Fridays terrorist acts in Norway, around 15000 out of 47.000 citizens in Bodø city gathered and walked in a march trough the streets to show sympathy for the victims’ families and condemnation towards terrorism. Most likely the biggest and most important march ever arranged in the city`s history after the second world war.
Bodø seen before landing at the city`s airport. The island of Landego, is seen in the background.
The mountain range named “Børvasstindan”
City centre with harbour infront.
Børvasstindan mountainrange to the left, with Saltstraumen bridge in front of it. Saltstraumen is well known for harbouring the strongest tidal current in the world
Bodø`s train station.
Børvasstindan mountain range, seen one beautiful morning, from my parents house.
Neat little bay, just outside of Bodø
Trout catched in one of Bodø`s lakes.
Mjelle beach, well known in the area for its red sand.
Garsvannet lake, located near the village of Breivika.
A cabin on the shore of Garsvannet lake, located near the village of Breivika.
View to the nearest city. Fauske.
A traditional boat, laying in the harbour in Bodø. It is known as a “Nordlandsbåt”.