While a couple of the guys and I were busy with the first two stålorm, the others managed to find and catch a hoggorm, Vipera berus, which of course was the main thing we were all interested in seeing. So the three of us missed seeing that up close, which sucked. But towards the end of the hike we did come across another specimen, which was basking on a pile of dry branches and logs. Unfortunately we couldn't get close to it or catch it, because it was in the middle of the pile, which was huge and rickety. But I got some good pictures anyway. This one was the best:
Check out the shed skin in the foreground on this one.
Here is another shed skin, we saw several of these.
Sometimes things are so crazy, out there and/or annoying that I just have to share it with someone somehow. Or I feel like I simply must record my thoughts on it for posterity. This is a good place to do that.
Take the contents of this blog seriously at your peril.
I'm 41 years old. I live in Oslo, the capital of Norway. I love chocolate. I keep freshwater turtles. I like to travel and to see new places. I like to play board games and card games. I'm a big fan of Keanu Reeves, ElfQuest, The Phantom of the Opera, and the even more fantastic opera musical Which Witch. The highlight of my year is the Eurovision Song Contest. I love movies. My all-time favorite movie is Gone with the Wind. I LOVE to read. My favorite author is Terry Pratchett. My favorite book is The Count of Monte Christo.
I write mostly in English on this blog. Whatever is written in Norwegian is something that either deals with situations, persons & phenomena specific to Norway, or is contigent on the reader understanding the Norwegian language in order to get the point.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN I don't respect your religion. I don't care if you're offended.