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Potholes

Hausberget

31.03.2018 - 21:20

Sandven hotel

Sandven

26.05.2018 - 16:39

The hotel in 1928.

Fleischers Hotel

19.06.2018 - 17:49

Buardalen and Buarbreen before 1880.

Buardalen Valley

24.06.2018 - 15:34

Buarbreen glacier was one of the first destinations during the period of increasing tourism in Odda in the 1800s. Foreigners came by the thousands, mostly Englishmen and Germans, to the magnificent landscape in front of the glacier. Back at the hotel in Odda they could enjoy drinks containing ice from the glacier.

Eitrheimsneset with

Odda- The industrial town

25.03.2019 - 14:47

In 1908 the new power station in Tyssedal was completed. A/S Tyssefaldene provided power for the carbide and cyanide factory that was built in Odda. This signalled a new era.

Sculptures in the bedrock

Herand- geologi

11.12.2018 - 14:12

The soil tongues below Jomfrunuten.

Jomfrunuten

03.12.2018 - 14:13

Freezing and thawing are processes that influence plant cover, move enormous blocks, stretche long mounds of earth, break open bedrock and create patterns in stone and earth.

Bordalsgjelet

Bordalsgjelet

13.01.2019 - 13:52

Deep down between the stone polished phyllite bedrock in Bordalsgjelet canyon, there is a cascading river. In close cooperation with hard polishing stones, the water has carved into the bedrock for thousands of years - and is still doing so today.

The phosphate factory in Knarrvika, Fjell

Knarrevik

12.06.2018 - 20:00

Having passed well over the bridge across to Sotra you pass an industrial plant surrounded by a budding community; the mineral mill of A/S Norwegian Talc. Some of the buildings seem to have been erected in the early part of the 20th century. They are remnants of a grand industrial plant from the former boom time in the country – the economic upswing after WWI.

Tysse

Tysse

18.03.2018 - 08:08

As early as 1862 Svein L.Røsseland started a country store and lodging house at Ytre Tysse, and later on he became steamship agent and the first post office manager in Samnanger. However, the decisive change came when F.Mathiessen started A/S Samnanger Uldvarfabrik (woollen factory) in 1886.

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