HELSINKI, FINLAND
       
     
HELSINKI, FINLAND
       
     
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
       
     
HELSINKI RAUTATIEASEMA
       
     
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
       
     
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
       
     
SODERMALM, STOCKHOLM
       
     
AXEL LANDQUISTS PARK
       
     
ARCTIC CIRCLE
       
     
LAKSELV, FINNMARK
       
     
LAKSELV, FINNMARK
       
     
PORSANGERFJORDEN, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
RAFSBOTN, NORWAY
       
     
PORSANGER, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
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HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
HELSINKI, FINLAND
       
     
HELSINKI, FINLAND

The Finnair Skywheel sits right on the Port of Helsinki and offers bird's eye views of the city.

HELSINKI, FINLAND
       
     
HELSINKI, FINLAND

Geometrical views from the Finnair Skywheel.

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
       
     
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

Extracurricular activities at the University of Helsinki Library.

HELSINKI RAUTATIEASEMA
       
     
HELSINKI RAUTATIEASEMA

Rush hour in front of the granite walled Helsinki Central Station.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
       
     
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Windy view of Stockholm from the Katarina Elevator in the hipster Sodermalm district.

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Looking out over Stockholm with the Old Town boardwalk (Gamla Stan) in the distance.

SODERMALM, STOCKHOLM
       
     
SODERMALM, STOCKHOLM

Afternoon street scene in Stockholm.

AXEL LANDQUISTS PARK
       
     
AXEL LANDQUISTS PARK

Where travelers rest their weary, jetlagged heads. 

ARCTIC CIRCLE
       
     
ARCTIC CIRCLE

A quick flight from Oslo, Norway to Alta, Norway, 236 miles above the Arctic Circle.

LAKSELV, FINNMARK
       
     
LAKSELV, FINNMARK

Driving through Finnmark was quiet, unsettling, and supremely breathtaking. Humans are tiny fixtures in a cold and mighty landscape. 

LAKSELV, FINNMARK
       
     
LAKSELV, FINNMARK

Sliding down black slate towards an Arctic fjord.

PORSANGERFJORDEN, NORWAY
       
     
PORSANGERFJORDEN, NORWAY

No distinction between sky and icy sea at Porsangerfjorden above the Arctic Circle.

NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY

Nordkapp is the northernmost point to which you can drive a car in Europe. Most visitors come to witness the midnight sun in summer, but it's equally magical in March when you can drive for miles in the snow and never see another car.  

NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY

White road to the end of the world.

RAFSBOTN, NORWAY
       
     
RAFSBOTN, NORWAY

Thin sheets of dark Nordic slate with a surprising range of color. 

PORSANGER, NORWAY
       
     
PORSANGER, NORWAY

Self portrait in the country where my eyes and last name originate from.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

Fresh snow on Nordic grass. 

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

An abandoned schoolhouse close to the northernmost point in Europe. Snow was blowing eerily through the broken windows. We crept in through a hole in the wall.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

This abandoned Norwegian schoolhouse has been used in several film sets. 

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

Playing with eerie light and reflection in an abandoned schoolhouse.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

Urban exploration in an abandoned schoolhouse at the end of the world.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

A little uneasy. Wind howling. Glass snapping under my boots.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

In Norway, the locals paint with bright yellows, reds and blues to break up the overwhelming neutral landscapes.

HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY
       
     
HONNINGSVAG, NORWAY

The walls in this abandoned schoolhouse clearly have stories.

NORDKAPP, NORWAY
       
     
NORDKAPP, NORWAY

Melt into Arctic white.

OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY

One of more than 200 sculptures exploring the human condition at Vigeland Park, the world's largest sculpture park by a single artist. 

OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY

Gustav Vigeland had a gift for carving movement, emotion and dance out of bronze, granite and iron. All the sculptures in Vigeland Park seem like they might come alive at night when Oslo sleeps.

OSLO, NORWAY
       
     
OSLO, NORWAY

The artist Gustav Vigeland illuminated every part of the human experience from birth to death. In the background is an obelisk of writhing, naked bodies.