Photos from Yesterday – I’m a survivour!

I survived the 17th of May. All the marching, playing, the rain and sunshine. Even the part of the day where I was locked out of my apartment after being so tired I had returned the car and the keys to my home and got back with the keys to the car (luckily I got in after about an hours wait). Below are som photos from the big day:

Ready to march

Ready to march

The start of the day was so wet I was afraid to get the camera out

Parade in Gjesdal

Parade in Gjesdal

For the second parade in a tiny place called Gjesdal the sun was shining. And the view was lovely. There is never many people watching the parade there because almost everyone is in it.

Third stop Gilja

Third stop Gilja

The third parade is the one furthest away, there was a combination of sunshine and rain, so you both got wet from the rain and from th jacket getting a bit clammy. But fantastic scenery and people were so grateful we came.

Oltedal has it's own sign in the hillside

Oltedal has it’s own sign in the hillside

Forth parade was in Oltedal the valley with its own “Hollywood sign” if you look closely you can see it on the hillside.

Bottom of the valley

Bottom of the valley

Then it was of to eat in Kongeparken, an amusement park in Ålgård. We ate and had a small parade in the park.

Friends of king Brumle in Kongeparken

Friends of king Brumle in Kongeparken

Last on the programme was a small parade on to the new football stadion in Ålgård, but by now it was raining so much I didn’t want to get my phone wet, so no photos.

I got an ice cream in the end!

I got an ice cream in the end!


20 thoughts on “Photos from Yesterday – I’m a survivour!

  1. Looks like a fun day to me.

  2. Looks like a fantastic (but tiring!) day. Is that trumpet you play, madam?

  3. Why do fun things end up being so tiring? I like holidays where I get to stay home and rest. Sorry to hear you got locked out. That would be the icing on a bad cake. 😦

    • masgautsen says:

      I don’t know why they do. It shouldn’t be like that I think, but such is. I do enjoy a relaxing holiday myself. Thank you for the sympathy it really wasn’t any fun at all.

  4. Annika Perry says:

    What a busy exhausting day! A lovely tradition but I wish the weather could have been kinder for you all. Also you take part in so many event it seems you do’t get a real chance to enjoy the festivities yourself. I like the ‘Hollywood’ style sign.

  5. amommasview says:

    Looks like a fun day, a bit wet, but with an ice cream as a treat it can’t get better. Came over here from OM’s Meet&Greet…

  6. mommermom says:

    I can appreciate how exhausting it must have been but it does look like it was fun!

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