Except, you can’t, obviously. Because we’re not allowed to go there, just like we’re not allowed to go to Oman or Guatemala or… er… Angola or Rwanda. They’re so obviously racist.
Anyway, I went to Mauritius in 2016, but we can’t go to there either, so I’ve been reliving another 2016 trip: Norway. And I’ve mostly been doing it by chilling out in my office chair while taking a train from Bergen to Flåm (via Myrdal, obviously).
Bang it up to 4K, sit back and let someone else do the driving.
It’s actually quite accurate for the live weather today as it leaves Bergen: cold and grey. And I know that because I had a wander onto the live webcam overlooking the city this morning. Sadly, as I write, it being winter and Bergen being quite far Norf, it’s already going dark there.
All the little lights. Very pretty. Decent vaccination numbers too.
Most of the images that Windows 10 users get to see when logging in are fairly average, IMHO. Generic stock photos which are pretty, but nothing more. And then there’s that one of the alpine lake which is quite spectacular, but the ‘tog has left his or her rucksack in the foreground. Doh!
It’s the sort of rookie error I am brilliant at making. And that’s why I don’t get my shots selected for Windows 10 lock screens. It’s also why whomever took that alpine lake one should have been overlooked as well.
But I digress. Often.
I did like this one that popped up today though:
Yeah, it’s the Norway connection again.
I mean, we can all tell where this is, but I had to ask Google to find out exactly where it is. And that place are:
Flatanger, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, Europe.
It is part of the Namdalen region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Lauvsnes. Other villages include Jøssund, Hasvåg, and Vik.
If you want to steal save any of the images you find on your Windows 10 lock screen, there’s good news in that they are all already on your computer. They’re just very well hidden. There’s a good page here detailing the method to find and extract them.