The plan for today was to drive to Jotunheimen and camp at Juvashytta. We took the scenic route southwest of Rondane and at first we had the weather with us, with some sunshine and blue sky. We stopped at every potential spot for pictures but I guess the Norwegians have too much of the nice thing because they haven’t bothered to build the roads to accommodate for stopping the car. Narrow roads and steep shoulders, just keep driving.
Juvashytta is over 1800 meters over sea level so it’s quite impressive that you can drive the car at a higher altitude than Helagsfjället’s peak. But at that altitude, it was quite cold as well, not freezing but cold enough for a down jacket and gloves. It was overcast and the peaks were shrouded in clouds but we were able to see the nearest glaciers and the foot of Galdhöpiggen (highest peak in the Nordics) and at sunset, there was just a glimpse of sunlight but it faded away as soon as it came.
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The lake next to Juvashytta
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Sunset over barren landscape