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Trolltjønn

Jeg tok en dagstur til Trolltjønn som ligger i Nupsfjella på Haukelifjell. Jeg kjørte inn mot Nupshallene og gikk stien mot Haukeliseter til Nupselva og fulgte elva oppover. Etter tre – fire kilometer med sparsommelig med stier kom jeg fram til Trolltjønn som låg inn under tunge skyer.

I went for a day trip to Trolltjønn (Troll lake) in the Nups Mountains in Haukelifjell. I parked my car Close to Nupshallene and walked towards Haukeliseter til I came to the river Nupselva and then followed the river upstream into the Mountains. After two miles+ I came to the lake lying under heavy clouds.

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Nupselva.

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Trolltjønn.

Det er ikke håp om å se fjella bak tåka, knapt trolla synes.

There is no hope of seeing the Mountains behind the fog, even the trolls are barely visible.

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Trolla danser på vatnet. The trolls are dancing on the lake.

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Nupselva.

Tåka ble tykkere og tykkere og til slutt var det ikke mulig å se mer enn ca 25 meter. Det er en helt spesiell følelse å være på et så øde sted uten å kunne se noe. Det var heldigvis enkelt å finne veien ned igjen da det var bare å følge elva ned.

The fog got denser and denser until visibility was down to 25 metres. It’s a very special feeling to be in such a desolate place without being able to see anything. Luckily it was easy to find the way back since it was just to follow the river.

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3 responses

  1. Beautiful pictures and we would love to do the same walk soon. Thanks for sharing this experience!

    August 4, 2013 at 22:23

  2. Thank you Arie. I Wonder if it will be easyer to walk the path from Ulevå towards Mannevatn and walk trough the valley North of Trollnup. I think I will Next time.

    August 5, 2013 at 14:04

    • I don’t know the area that well, or better… not at all. The pictures are still intriguing. I did found this blog ( http://bjarnesturblogg.blogspot.no/2011/08/nord-om-haukeliseter.html ). But still, I’m not familiar. We only live here for almost a year now in Rauland. Still wondering about and dealing with the hugeness of it’s nature instead of exploring it. It’s a way of adapting to Norway I think :-), from our stressful lives in Nederland. Ha ha. Thanks again for sharing and your remark. Tusen takk!

      August 5, 2013 at 18:27

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