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Springtime in Trondheim

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Whooh, spring has now really, truly arrived in Trondheim! In only a week time, suddenly everything has started growing and flowering. It is getting warmer and the air is filled with the most delicious, summery scents. Let me show you some snapshots from the past week.

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Blossoms, green grass and the lovely old warehouses, isn’t it the perfect springtime scenery? When I stopped to take this picture, suddenly a couple of other people also stopped, looked and started taking pictures as well. Oh, how much we humans let us influence by group behaviour!

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springview over nidelva

That same day, I went to just sit in the grass and read a bit. All around me, people were enjoying the lovely afternoon. Some families playing games, groups of friends joking around and a few elderly people silently sitting, taking it all in. Somehow grass and sunlight can make everybody relaxed and content, it’s amazing!

spring nidelva

a forest path in spring

One of the things I love about Trondheim is how you can find nature almost everywhere. These pictures are taken in a small green area, only four minutes by bus from the city centre. I often take the bus there, and then walk back home through the greens. It is the perfect quick dose of nature to fit in during a normal day.

nidelva view


flowerbedWalking around, it all smells so fresh and lovely. Do you know that sweet, yet earthy smell of sunny patches of nature? That thing you smell when exploring an overgrown garden, or working in a vegetable plot. It always brings up memories of lazy weekends, of hiking trips, of the promise of summer. And that is how the whole of Trondheim smells right now, especially on early mornings and sunny days. Hmm, amazing!

springtime selfie

super clear water

It may have taken a while, but now that spring is here, it is really making up for the wait. I’m definitely enjoying every minute of it!


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  • Reply Geertje

    Wat een leuke foto’s! Waar zit dat bos in Trondheim?

    Sunday August 23rd, 2015 at 06:38 PM
    • Reply Inge

      Dankjewel! Dat bos zit vlak bij het fort, iets ten noordoosten daarvan. :)

      Tuesday August 25th, 2015 at 08:08 AM
      • Reply Geertje

        Ah dankjewel, dan ga ik daar gauw eens kijken!

        Wednesday August 26th, 2015 at 09:56 PM
  • Reply Wandering Justin

    That looks so pleasant! So you go from a winter straight out of a fairytale to a perfect spring – not bad at all, Trondheim!

    Monday May 25th, 2015 at 11:33 PM
    • Reply Inge

      Haha, definitely true! It’s really a sudden change.

      Tuesday May 26th, 2015 at 05:05 PM

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