Click to open any Norway gallery by Tom Dempsey. View Norway history, stave churches, culture, Nordland, Lofoten islands, southern and western fjordland, and Jotunheim mountains (Home of the Giants).
48 imagesView favorite Norway photos by Tom and Carol Dempsey.
109 imagesView our photo collection of Norwegian Stave Churches, history and culture. Stave Church images include Heddal, Eidsborg, Borgund, Lom, and Urnes. Visit Hardanger Folk Museum in Utne. When driving from Oslo to Heddal to Lysefjord, stop at Rygnestadtunet farm museum which dates from 1590 AD in Valle municipality, Setesdal, Aust-Agder.
56 imagesThe "Norwegian traditional district" known as Lofoten is a beautiful archipelago of islands within the Arctic Circle in the county of Nordland, Norway. Explore the scenic towns of Svolvaer, Stamsund, Nusfjord, Hamnøy, Sakrisøy, Reine, and Å. Admire vistas of Torsfjorden and Selfjorden. Above Reine village, ascend a harrowingly steep trail to Reinebringen for spectacular views of sharply glaciated peaks surrounding Reinefjord, on Moskenesøya (the Moskenes Island). Take a passenger ferry on scenic Reinefjord to Vindstad for a fun and easy walk to Bunes Beach.
95 imagesView our photo collection of southern Norway and western fjordland, Europe. Hike to Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen or Prekestolen) high above Lysefjord. View Sognefjord (with branches Aurlandsfjord, Nærøyfjord, Lustrafjord, Lærdalsfjord), Geirangerfjord branch of Storfjord, and Innvikfjorden arm of Nordfjord. See Nærøy Valley (Nærøydalen) and Jordalsnuten mountain from Stalheim Hotel. See Vøringsfossen waterfall. Drive Trollstigen (the Troll's Ladder) to the Troll Wall (Trollveggen) and Trolltindane (Troll Peaks) in Roms Valley. Explore deeply glaciated valleys beneath Jostedalsbreen glacier, the largest ice sheet in continental Europe, starting at Olden, Loen, and Lovatnet lake. In Jostedalsbreen National Park, ascend 6047 feet (1841 meters) to Skålatårnet (or Kloumanntårnet) on Skåla, the highest tidewater mountain in Norway.
35 imagesView our photos from hiking in the Jotunheim mountains ("Home of the Giants"), Norway, Europe. Images include the mountain ridge of Besseggen (or Besseggi), Lake Gjende, Knutshøe ridge, Fannaråken mountain (or Fannaråki), Store Styggedalstind, and the Hurrungane range.