cycling in Norway and checkerboard chocolate and orange cookies

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 oneålesund landscape

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Slinningsbålet bonfire and peanut butter cookies

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!
biggest bonfire in the world Ålesund Slinningsbålet

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