Saturday, July 18, 2009

A hike in the rain

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Even if it drizzled when we went out of bed today, we felt it was time for a hike in the forest. And nothing is better than walking in the forest after a heavy rainfall when the air is fresh!

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And yes, it was rather cold today so it was good and warm with hats ;)

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It was great to get warm by the fire too while frying sausages.

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We duged for more stones for our fire place and lots of this fine sand was under the heath. No doubt that there has been a sea here once...


It becoming berries too, but they are not ripe yet.
Bilberry, bunchberry, lingonberry, and cloudberry.

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We found one ripe cloudberry ;) Eirin and Endre shared it, but they didn't like it... So we're just hoping for the rain and cold weather to stop so they get ripe.

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Eirin found a moth that had been hit by the rain.


There is more flowers in the forest since last time we was here :)
Alpine bistort, tufted vetch, small cow-wheat, heath spotted orchid and marsh valerian - pink and white.

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We saw that there was some foam on some of the plants and flowers.

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We think this is the nymph of a froghopper.

1 comment:

  1. What a wonderful nature walk - full of interesting finds.

    I think the forest smells wonderful after a rain :)


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