During their different journeys of the MEMORIA Norway project, SpringerParker will update the Logbook on a regular basis.
It documents their route and events in forms of on location photos and descriptions sent directly via the mobile phone to this website.
Clicking at the geographical data to the left of the entries lets you follow their route on the map.

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View back towards North Norway

We're passing through Sweden on our way to Oslo.

Original and its illustration

Along the way.

Mountains of Narvik

The Mountains of Narvik, a hard-fought region during the invasion of Norway. The Battles of Narvik were fought from April 9 until June 8, 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of the Norwegian Campaign of World War II.

Too good to be true

Leaving this behind is hard.

Farewell Tromsø

After the well-visited opening of the Pan-Barentz exhibition at the Kunstforening we've been to last evening we are about to continue the trip towards Oslo. One final view into Tromsø skies, trying to tell the difference between gigantic seagulls and the departing airplane. Actually the plane was to fast to be on the photo.

Kim Holmén

Some months ago we saw a tv coverage about the endangered polar bears, including an interview with Kim Holmén, Research Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute. The way how simple but precise he talked about these subjects was very impressing and had a great impact on how we want to deal with the subject of climate change in our project. Talking to him in his office in Tromsø was even more impressing, and we could have stayed for hours to go on listening. Some of his final words in our heads we stepped out on the streets: ... the worst thing that can happen to the world is if people stop thinking ...

The Norwegian Polar Institute

The Norwegian Polar Institute is Norway's central institution for research, environmental monitoring and mapping of the polar regions and functions as a consultant and supplier of knowledge to Norwegian authorities. This prepared Polar bear demands your attention at the entrance hall of the institute. Norway invited the contracting parties of the 1973 Polar Bear Agreement to a meeting of the parties in Tromsø 17 - 19 March 2009.

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