25. September 2021
Travel

The spy plane that disappeared

Friday, June 13, 1952, a DC-3 takes off from Bromma airport. On board are eight people on a top secret operation. The plane never returns and remains gone for over 50 years.

Technology

Geostory: Grensen 17

With the app Geostory you can relive the sabotage actions the Oslo gang carried out where they spanned out in the spring of 1944.

Travel

Vasa ship

On August 10, 1628, the ship “Vasa” wrecked on her maiden voyage on her way from Stockholm harbor.

The Vasa museum houses the world’s only preserved ship from the 17th century, telling the history of the ship.

Travel

Interrailing to Spain

At Easter I chose to travel to Spain in a slightly different way; I bought an Interrail ticket and took the train.

Travel

Frankfurt am Main: Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany. The city has a lot to offer; From the top of the Main Tower there is a wonderful view of the city and in the Frankfurt Zoo you can meet around 450 different species of animals.

Today

25 September 2021
Today is this year's day number 267. We are in week 38, and have 98 days left of 2021.

At this day in history:
1066Battle of Stamford bridge.
1773Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Norwegian bishop and naturalist died.
1897William Faulkner, American writer was born.
1902Ernst von Salomon, the German author was born.
1905Dmitrij Sjostakovitsj, Russian composer was born.
1922Hammer DeRoburt, Nauruan Language politician (d. 1992) was born.
1928Richard Outcault, American cartoonist died.
1940Josef Terboven appoints its kommissariske ministers.
1952Christopher Reeve, American actor (d. 2004) was born.
1954Odd Roger Enoksen, Norwegian politician was born.
1965Børge Brende, Norwegian politician and minister was born.
1965Jan Erik Fåne, Norwegian politician was born.
1968Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, Dutch Prince was born.
1968Will Smith, American actor and rapper was born.
1969Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress was born.
1970Erich Paul Remark, German author died.
1972Referendum on Norwegian EU membership gives 53.5% no and 46.5% yes.
1975Daniela Ceccarelli, Italian alpinist was born.
1978Jan Egil Andresen, Norwegian cross-country skier was born.
1978Martin Koukal, Czech cross country skier was born.

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LA4O Field Day 2010

The radio amateurs Field Day aims to promote recruitment of new radio amateurs and strengthen cooperation between Norwegian radio amateurs. A Field Day also provides training in portable operations regardless of power supply from the public power grid and permanent antennas.
Bru i Danmark. Foto: Pål Stagnes

En route to Germany

Here is a couple of pictures shot en route to Germany
Speidertur til Skihytta. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Scout trip to the ski lodge in Skorgedalen

The ski lodge in Skorgedalen were in the 80's and 90's used for many scout trips. Here is a picture from one of these trips.
Momarkedet 2005. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Pictures from Momarkedet 2005

Pictures from this year's Momarked in Mysen.

To Kiel with M/S Color Magic

Photos from this weekend's trip with M/S Color Magic to Kiel.