Skip to main content

Hike to Månafossen: Rogaland, Norway

I didn't have much clue about hiking back in India or in USA and until I moved to Norway, where hiking, running, skiing and other adventures are the basic steps Norwegians take when they are born. To survive in a place like that and to experience the real Norway, you have to make yourself do at least try these things.

My first hiking in Norway was to Månafossen, which is the biggest waterfall of 90m and has the spectacular view in Rogaland county of Norway. It took us around 60-90minutes to drive from where we live in Stavanger. The best thing about driving in Norway is the wonderful view you get wherever you go. Its very scenic everywhere in Norway. Its full of fjords, forests and typical landscape views. 

We have been to this place in September when the weather was not cold but you need to put on your jacket. As I was not much into hiking when I moved here more than 2years ago, I always enquired about the place and the level of difficulty before doing it. This one they said, was the easiest. They lied.

Velkommen til Månafossen! (Welcome to Månafossen in Norwegian)

After parking our car, we had to do a steep uphill hike and use steps for a while. But the path isn't very hard when compared to the hikes that I do now.

Though its a small mountain, we had to do some hard work as the trial was slipper. And as we climbed further, we had to hold on to the chain links held to poles that are grounded.

After walking for few minutes.. well, it took me more than an hour but after around 30-40minutes you reach to a top from where you can see these beautiful waterfalls and the mist from these falls was a bliss.

This is where I had to break down for half an hour with a tired face while I met many kids and dogs running ahead of me. That was a shameful part, I tell you. 

The best of this hike is when you walk a bit further from these falls on a flat trial where you reach to a place to sit and relax along the water hearing the birds chirping and the water flowing. We relaxed there under the sun eating some snacks and taking some naps (oop, that rhymed).

This is fresh water and was very very very clear. It tasted amazing.

There is also a way to go to the other side of the falls. We couldn't do that as we were pretty much tired after this. We were very relaxing on this hike taking several breaks which were really worthy for the view and to enjoy the nature around. 

Join me now on

Popular posts from this blog

Polka Dots Please

I love how Polka Dots are so versatile. You don't need to wait for a season to wear them or in fact wait for any occasion. I've got enough of my polka dots outfits and I love all of them. Especially this blazer.. I was bit skeptical when I bought this if it looks too formal and works well only as formals. But let me tell you. This will go with anything and everything.. for a work meeting with formal trousers and shirts, at the same time you can wear for a family dinner or carry it as a warmer for a cocktail party when you feel chills with your drinks. Or for a girls casual day-out wearing with a simple jeans and t-shirt like this one. 
Here, I styled it with my favourite jeans over a tube top, accessorised with a simple choker and an aqua shade finger ring (not well captured but another favourite one). Ended with a pony tail and black heels which I think gave a classy look, no? What do you think? Let me know how it works for you.

Remember the Fearless girl facing the Wall Str…

Indianizing Christmas Day outfit :)

Remember the blog post I wrote last year Indianizing St. Patricks Day outfit
You don't, do you?
Then sprint over to that post first.

Ok, now that I have your attention.. 

Please note that I am back to blogging.. as always. I now started calling myself as "Occasional blogger" after I realised that I can't be regular here anymore. Though I have been reading other blog posts quite regularly, but writing one has become so hard for me. So I hope I will let myself have this tag at-least. 

While I was chilling on this 5days long weekend break loading myself with sugar, I decided to do this Chrismassy post. It is a beautiful time of the year everywhere and what more than dedicating it with a red outfit!
This dress is one of my all time favorites and very special. Its a simple ready-made dress (which I stole from my sister 😬). The color and fitting instantly caught my eye and I love it more for the mesh fabric and dupatta. I paired it with antique colored jewellery and brown san…

What is L.O.V.E.?

The four lettered happiest, hurtful, mysterious (and what not!) word causing happiness, pain and loads of confusion in lives of people. While I started to write something about it on this "so called" special day, nothing popped up in my mind. Like nothing. Nada. 
I questioned myself - Can we really say/write about love? Can we really define love? Isn't Love a feeling to experience and an expression to let someone know about your feeling? There are SO many kinds of love that words alone can never do it justice. Probably that is the reason they simplified it to the phrase 'I Love You'.
Love towards our parents, siblings, husband/wife, kids, family, friends, pets, acquaintances, and even to a stranger, we show our love and respect. Each one of us has our own feeling, experience, definition and obviously our own ways of expressing it.
Love is like a sneeze, I feel.. you know.. the restlessness before and the relaxation after. Its exactly the same. And you cannot explain…