Showing posts with label Tromso. Show all posts
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WW: The Beauty of Tromso, Paris From the North

Paris from the North

More photos from Tromsø, Paris from the North.

This time, I will share more snaps of the city!
And the city of Tromsø is very manageable. 
Too bad it was snowing heavily so that the reads were mostly icy and slippery.
Some of them are taken at night or during the dusk, which starts quiet early at 2.30 PM.
As I used my smartphone, some photos might not be as brilliant as I want it to be.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Welcome to Tromsø

Snow welcoming us at Tromsø

the reindeers..

the Church..

ready for the holiday season

The milky way..

My breakfast...delicious smoked salmons, turkey ball, scrambled eggs and baked beans.


Let's go shopping..

by the fjord..I love all the colorful homes

 So, how do you like the city?
Which part is your favorite?
Do you love winter wonderland like this?

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Welcome to Tromsø, Paris from the North

Welcome to Tromsø, Paris of the North!

Welcome to Tromsø

It feels like a dream when the plane finally landed at Tromsø, the northern part of Norway.

Together with my Director and one of my closest colleagues at the office, we attended the bilateral meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. And as they also hosted the Asia - Europe Meeting on human rights education and training in Tromsø, the bilateral meeting was held in Tromsø as well.

And what a lovely city Tromsø is!

the ship by the fjord..

We flew through Istanbul and Oslo to reach this lovely city dubbed as Paris of the North.
It was quite a long journey as we transited here and there.
But once we arrived and saw the beauty of Tromsø, it all worth the journey!

Tromsø warmly welcomed us with piles of snow.
Can you imagine the beautiful snowy rain at minus 6 degree Celsius approximately welcoming us with Indonesian 35-degree-Celsius-all-year-long fatigue bodies?
Well.. good thing we were quite ready and wore our winter clothes and boots :).
Otherwise we would be drop dead frozen.

The church right in front of our hotel.

The first agenda we had as we arrived in Tromsø was dinner.
Yes, what beats lovely dinner in a cold, cold place!

Look at the view!

Our big delegation..
The restaurant is called Du Verden.
It was our and Norwegian delegation coming and enjoying dinner in one of the best restaurants in the city. As it was probably more than 20 of us, we spent quite a long time waiting for the food LOL.
I loved the creamy mushroom soup and the baked fish they served.
And the dessert? Heaven!

My fave!

love the fish and the gratin

wanna have some dessert?

Plus, the restaurant was located by the fjord, so we really enjoyed the wonderful scenery outside of the window of our tables.
Lovely indeed.

Our bilateral meeting

Then the following day we had the full half - day meeting, followed by the ASEM seminar opening in the afternoon.
There were a wide range of issues being discussed and we really had a productive discussion.
Many deliverables and proposed programs were being put forward and I am excited to continue our cooperation in so many fields.

Again, as we met and discussed so many important topics on human rights, the snow solemnly fell outside and we could clearly see it from our wide-windowed room.
So serene!

We were also priveledge to have the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Norway to come and join us at the closing session of the meeting. She's so young yet very intelligent.

The minister at the closing session..

After the meeting, we all went back to our hotel and got ready for the Northern Lights hunting.
Yeees...we were hunting for that famous aurorra.
In the middle of the winter night!

Solemn night before aurorra hunting

And later I will share some practical tips for hunting Northern Lights in Tromso, Norway.
Just stick around and stay with me and My Purple World, okay.
And incase you haven't checked my WW post on Northern Lights in Tromsø, check out Northern Lights Hunting at Tromsø, Norway.

Lucky us!

Do you like snow too?
Where do you see snow for the first time?
Do you always get well-prepared for winter time?

Cheers and see you in the next adventure!

Wonderful Wednesday with My Purple World, Oh My Heartsie Girls and Friends

I am back to Jakarta but I still haven't really moved on from my last trip to Tromsø, Brussels, London and Singapore.

Especially Tromsø.

This charming city has successfully stolen my heart. And I guess it's easy to know why.

Well, will certainly write down and share more stories from my unforgettable trip to Tromsø, Norway at later stage.

Now I'm back to bitter - sweet world packed with endless documents, drafts, and statements. But I am also excited as I have one of the most beautiful spots on earth in Indonesia, BALI, listed on my next business trip. Not once, but twice :).

Health wise, I have issues with my womb due to the medicine I took to fight cancer. Wish me luck... I might have to do another major surgery. Well, will keep you posted!

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