Lindesnes Lighthouse

Lindesnes lighthouse (fyr)  is the oldest lighthouse in Norway. It is located just a couple of kilometers away from the southernmost part of the country which is Lindesnes. It was first lit in 1656 and is still being used today. Lindesnes is almost 3 hours car drive from Stavanger and 1 hour and 30 mins from Kristiansand.

I remember the first time I heard about lighthouses, I was around 5 years old. I think it was dad who told me stories that lighthouses are a ship captains’ “resthouse”. He told me that in order for the captains to live free in those lighthouses they would need to work inside the lighthouse by turning the lights on and off. If not their souls would be sucked by demons. Lol.

Anyway, last weekend was my friend’s bachelorette. We have decided to rent a flat in Lindesnes and had party there and the following day we went to Lindesnes fyr. None of us have been there before so everyone got really happy when we got there.

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This is the view on the way to the top.

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SONY DSCThe lighthouse! 😀

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Author: therebelchic

Cristina is 29-year-old photo enthusiast and an aspiring photographer. She grew up in the Philippines and moved to Norway when she was 19 years old. She is currently working in Bergen as a health care assistant and sales agent. During her free time, she would go out and explore nature in the nearby areas alone or with friends and share her adventures on her blog. She dreams of conquering each and every mountains of Norway and take photos of the fjords and wildlife. She also wants to explore portrait photography. Her gadgets of choice are smartphones, iPad and digital cameras. Her blog missrebelchic.com serve as er online book for her family, friends, acquaintances and people who share the same interests with her or for those who just need an inspiration. So basically, her blog is not only for photos but for musings as well. She also wants to inspire people to go out in nature. Disclaimer: All photos in this blog are taken by me a.k.a. The Rebel Chic unless stated otherwise.

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