«Come to help us build and sleep in a big tent and have a feast by the bonfire», wrote the BSI in the invitation to their Strandcamping event. In a country filled with dramatic mountains and bipolar weather conditions, sometimes a beach trip is just what you need. However, little does the medium reader’s mental image of sandy shores in … Read More
A traditional Norwegian cabin buried deep in Hallingskeid's snowy desert proves to be an adventure for the international students.
It’s midday, and the train has just stopped at the wooden Hallingskeid station. Vast whiteness meets the eyes of the international students as we all get off the train. – Who would pack sunglasses for minus degrees? wonders a German student with no skiing precedent. Her eyes are a tight crack as she opens the first door to go outside, … Read More
Et spørsmål fra venninnen forandret alt for Ida da hun hadde det som verst.
I løpet av sommeren 2016 begynte Ida Austgulen å planlegge sin egen død. Hun hadde akkurat avsluttet sitt ett år lange verv som politisk nestleder i Studentparlamentet ved det som den gang het Høgskolen i Bergen. Det hadde vært et intenst og hektisk år. Høgskolen i Bergen skulle fusjonere og studentpolitikerne hadde usedvanlig mye å gjøre. I alt arbeidet var det … Read More
Hiking 13 kilometers up and down, while jumping over mud puddles, does take some time and energy.
It is Monday, the 1st of May. Bergen is indulging in the longest period of sun and relatively high temperatures since our arrival in January. Nice weather and a public holiday – perfect for a longer hike without even thinking about bringing those snow shoes. Today’s choice is Vidden, a 13 kilometer hike starting from Ulriken, passing over Rundemannen and … Read More