You might imagine Fjord Norway to be the back of beyond, a solitary milk lorry winding its way along godforsaken fjord arms, an oversized open-air museum with retired farmers living on hillsides? Think again, we’re talking: cliffs, rapids and deep glacier cracks, towering peaks and climbing paths on mountain faces, RIB boats dancing across the fjord at a speed of 60 knots, to the sound of thundering waterfalls. This is Fjord Norway, a magnet for adrenaline junkies of all ages. Those who simply can’t resist the wild joys of nature and who feel they have to challenge the fine balance between a thumping heart and sheer joy of life.
The link between adrenalin and the (almost) magical hormone serotonin is well-known: Together, these hormones determine how happy you feel. And best of all, our bodies produce these ‘happiness hormones’ naturally when spring comes to Fjord Norway. Many things play a part: The awakening of nature, the pale green surroundings, the sunshine – spring in the land of miracles. We have put together a few tips on what you can do to up until the end of June when the Ekstremsportveko extreme sport event kicks off in Voss.