The Oslofjord is an inlet in the south-east of Norway, stretching from an imaginary line between the Torbjørnskjær and Færder lighthouses and down to Langesund in the south to Oslo in the north. It is part of the Skagerrak strait, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea. The Oslofjord is not a fjord in the geological sense – in Norwegian the term fjord can refer to a wide range of waterways.
Hardangervidda is a mountain plateau in central southern Norway, covering parts of the counties of Buskerud, Hordaland and Telemark. It is the largest plateau of its kind in Europe, with a cold year-round alpine climate, and one of Norway’s largest glaciers, Hardangerjøkulen, is situated here. Much of the plateau is protected as part of Hardangervidda National Park.
At the entrance to Hardangervidda, Haugastøl acts as a gateway to the mountains, both in winter and summer.
The place is best knows to be the starting point for the bicycle trail, Rallarvegen in the summer, and the greatest snowkite destination on earth in the winter.
Various photos from above of the city of Oslo.
Winter in the Norwegian woods in Lillomarka north of Oslo.