Click to zoom Norway and Denmark 1981 photo book cover

Back in 1981 two young families from Wales spent contrasting weeks together in Denmark and Norway. The fascination of well-known attractions Legoland and Tivoli Gardens was replaced by the intimacy of a week in a family summerhouse near Stavanger - swimming, fishing, and exploring the small islands out in the bay. The culminating point was a long hike up to Prekerstolen - Pulpit Rock high above Lysefjord near Stavanger. The photographs scanned from 30-year old film bring to life the wonder and transience of childhood enquiry and experience - the adults in the book are long since retired and the children are in their thirties and forties, with children of their own. These photographs and text material help to evoke the magic of a private childhood paradise and that sense of loss which every adult feels in retrospection...


About the Author

Ian Davies
ianto25 South Wales

Publish Date  March 23, 2011

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  150 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Travel

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