Living in an island can offer you unusual little treats like seagulls all around and some interesting events I couldn’t see back home in São Paulo, BR, for example.
This July The Tall Ship Races 2015 made here one of its stops. It is a sailboats’ race, and this year they came from Belfast in Ireland, stopped here by Ålesund for a 4 days festival in the city, Continue reading
If you can say you were never a “very candy kind of person“, the good news for you is that you can be even happier (with candy, of course!). Unless you really enjoy the ammonium chloride kind of candy, what many people have around here. Yep: ammonium chloride! Continue reading
If you someday happen to get a postcard from Ålesund, it will probably be an upper view of the city, the mountain and sea background and if you’re lucky, a bright blue summer sky.
To me, the most immediate advantage of cycling here in Ålesund is the view. You can stop whenever you like and make your day with a landscape that surprises you on the ordinary to the supermarket, like this one
In one of our tours around town we came across the last day of the European Fair 2015, where some countries were represented by some of their typical food. There were many Italian and French things, lots of cheese! Those big round whole pieces that are worth a fortune. It wasn’t any cheaper, there. But what most called our attention was a “war” stand, and there I took some pictures with my cell.
There were armors and shields, chain mail, stuffed animals and they all seemed pretty used, old and legit! rs
We are gladly here today coming up with this celebratory post because we were nominated for our very first (blog) Award!
And so I thought I would not have a bonfire this June, but what? I was here living one of the highest St John’s bonfires in the world (the record was established in 2010, at 40,45m high), the Slinningsbålet!