A day without kids—a perfect time for a hike

Friday was the first day that both Maddie and Ada had school all day, and so it was the first day I can really remember that Diana and I had a day completely to ourselves. We decided to make the most of it and go on a hike that is just a few kilometers from our house.

Sætereren Gård is a farm owned by DNT, the Norwegian Trekking association, a gentle 2km uphill hike from a bus stop that is 4 stops away from our apartment.

Here are some photos from the hike—it was a near perfect day for a hike.

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Some scenery on the way to our hike.

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The arboretum at the start of our hike.
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It turns out that there are cabins (Hytter) available for rental all over Norway. Here is a poster of all the DNT cottages available for rental in the area.
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We liked this walk so much that we decided we would bring the girls back here on the following day, so we rented this cabin for Saturday night.

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A lovely waterfall we saw on the way back.
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A huge slug in the middle of the trail.

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You can see almost all the way to fjord from the trail.
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