We’re in the middle of March, but there are no signs of spring in Norway. The latest days have given even more snow to the southern parts of Norway. It feels nearly like the spring is never coming, and people get depressed of the long winter, but the kids always love the snow! The schools normally arrange winter activity days this time of year. The best cure even for adults is to go out and skiing, and not only stay inside their houses for the 8 months long winter season!
Many local groups and organisations throughout the country arrange a winter activity day. When the people in Hemnesberget last week held its traditional “ake”-day for people of all ages, the weather tried to destroy it, but as we know, there is no bad weather, only bad clothing. That’s a typical Norwegian expression. So people dressed well and met up at the new “arena” for this annual event. Due to a path maker machine that did not work and some other circumstances, the community organization had chosen to discontinue parts of the route and closed it for traffic. Thanks to heavy snowfalls in recent days, there were lots of snow. In fact, parts of the route almost snowed down during the last days Yes, it was snowing heavily during the morning. The kids used their “ake” tools brought along both sitting, standing and lying, and it looked like they enjoyed themselves even if the glide was not the best. A caravan truck was for the occasion turned into a juice and hot dog store and there were music and