first letter of the Norwegian alphabet is "A"; the last is "Å".
How very confusing! So, "A to Å" means "A to Z".
Even more confusing!
So this journey
is from Andenes on the Northernmost tip of the Norwegian Lofoten
Islands, to Å in the very South where the road ends.
Admittedly hardly an expedition, although the privations of alcohol
challenged Norway compete with those of Mauritania...as do some of
the roads! At least the plumbing works! I spent around
10 days of uninterrupted sunshine, 24 hours a day...way up in the
Each local authority (kommune) in Northern
Norway had agreed to commission a work of art, a sculpture in the
landscape, some more ambitious and imaginative than others.
Some were in town centres to be viewed by many, others in the middle
of nowhere and consequently more integrated into the landscape.
This was a journey to explore and photograph each one, often
spending all night and all day just watching the changing light.