Looking for reindeer

I know I’ve been lazy with the posting recently, but there has been so many other things on my mind lately. Around a week ago my boyfriend and I brought Max and Tequila with us on the mountain to look for reindeer. The reindeer hunt starts the 20th of August here in Norway, and it’s quite exciting and interesting to see if there’s any reindeers around in the area. We didn’t see any reindeer, only a couple of moose far, FAR away.

At this moment I’ve just packed my last things and I’m on my way to *drumrolls* ICELAND!!!
My mom and dad have given me and my brother this trip as a gift and we’re all travelling together. We have rented a car and we’re going to stay in Reykjavik and travel around to see different locations every day. We’re going to leave on Monday morning and we’ll be back on Friday evening. I’m going to try update this blog every day and upload some images, if we have wifi available on the hotel. Right now I’m kissing all the dogs and my man goodbye, and I’m off to my parents place to celebrate my aunts birthday and get 100% ready for leaving this country tomorrow. My inner viking and archeological spirit is SO ready for this trip!!!

And of course, I’m going to buy an extra memory card for my camera so that I can take pictures of EVERYTHING. I’m gonna look like these standard japanese tourists, taking pictures everywhere and of everything. Might as well join their group if I see one, haha.

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Also need to add these cute pictures of Max. He’s now 9,5 weeks and he’s getting so big!

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7 weeks!

Yesterday Max was 7 weeks old. In one week I’m going to take him to the vet for a health check. I hope everything is fine and that I can take him home and begin some serious training. He’s already learned his name, how to come over when I call for him, what NO means, how to sit and partly how to lie down. I think it’s pretty good for a 7 week old puppy. I’m proud. Hope he’ll be this good when we train for hunting in the future.

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Had to add some pictures of uncle Tyr as well!

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6 weeks!

Max is 6 weeks today and he’s getting bigger and bigger. He’s almost the same size as an adult cat and he runs around all day biting everything. I tried to take some new pictures of him again today, but honestly, it’s getting a lot harder. He can never stand still!

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My face was SO weird I had to make it black, haha!

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5 weeks!

As mentioned in yesterdays post I have been out with Max and the camera again today. He’s now 5 weeks and he’s still growing so fast, week by week! And, he now looks more like a dog and not a baby bear, haha.

I managed to take some pictures of us together, but it was a bit hard. He has so much energy now and he’s very curious. He doesn’t have time for cuddles anymore, haha.

 

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SO CUTE!! ❤

Sweden

On Monday we came home from our little hunting vaycay in Sweden. As always it was a very cosy trip and we really enjoyed our stay at Jocke’s house together with his family. We had this really great dinner on Friday with some other fellow hunters. We actually skipped hunting on Friday because we all had such a good time. I did do a little post from our trip out onThursday, and we didnt get any wildboars that day. Saturday was even worse, but on Sunday, the last day before we had to go home, my boyfriend shot a wildboar. It was his second one. I told him that next time, it was my turn again, hopefully. It felt very nice to come home again. I’ve really missed our dear and beloved children (our 5 dogs). Max had grown a lot the past 4 days and he’s now more active than ever. He will be 5 weeks tomorrow, so stay tuned for some new shots!

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Took this picture while waiting for wildboar on Sunday. I actually saw 5 deers, 2 hares, 1 cat, 3 wildboars (that I couldn’t shoot because they were too big and we were only allowed to shoot wildboars that weighted max 50kg) and a large bird that I didnt know what was.

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Here’s a picture from Thursday. Boyfriend is looking for wildboars on one of the hunting fields. The only thing we saw is pictured under this text. Deer.

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I know that I have posted some of these pictures earlier, but I felt it would be great to just add everyone to this post. We also met these moose twins on Thursday.

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And this wildboar. Sadly it was too big to shoot and it was on the wrong field, so we couldn’t hunt there. They are kinda cute.

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This was my view from my hunting tower on Sunday. It was very nice outside. Almost no wind, beautiful colors on the sky and a lot of animals around me. Such a peaceful and quiet evening. I also had to fight against the huge swarms of mosqitoes attacking me, but I think I won.

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This beautiful buck came over and visited me. I tried to talk to him and to get his attention, but it wasn’t that easy. I think he was very focused on something else. Luckily he stopped for a second and stared at me and I was very happy with some of the pictures I got. This is one of the larger ones when you look at his antlers.

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And here’s my boyfriend with his wildboar. This boar is actually under 1 year old. It was a male and we all thought it would be between 40 and 50kg. When we put it on the scale it said 64kg (!!) way larger than we all thought. And, with that it was a bit too big because our limit was 50kg. No big deal in the end, because the most important rule was to shoot wildboars under 1 year of age and NO mothers. There was a huge amount of mothers with cute little piggies around as well.

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And, in the end, I have to wrap this all up with another picture of this chihuahua mix we met. I’m not a fan of small breeds, but it’s still very cute!

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Yesterdays wildboar hunt

Yesterday we went outside for the second time during this stay. We had one mission: hunt some wildboar. First we had to drive around the area to see if any of them was out eating on the fields. We saw 5 wildboars, a huge amount of deer and some moose. Sadly for us the wildboars ate on the wrong fields so all we could do was to watch them. But that was okay to. I enjoy watching animals, they are always fascinating to watch.

Here’s a picture of my boyfriend trying to find some wildboars on the field.

And here’s a picture of Jocke and my boyfriend. Realizing that there was no wildboar out there at all.

Here’s a couple of moose we met last night. We think these two are twins that was born last year. One male and one female.

Here’s one of the wildboars we spotted last night. It’s not always easy finding them in the tall wheat.

Tonight we are going out for the last time. We hope to be more lucky now. After all, we have not been close to proper hunt yet because of the lack of wildboars out.

I need to add a couple of pics I took today. We met this cute chihuahua mix today. He was only 9 weeks old and he was a lot smaller than our 4 weeks old puppy, Max.

And of course, a picture of Berit. She’s always happy when she’s around!

4 weeks!

I was supposed to take some proper shots of Max and upload them on Thursday, but me and my boyfriend was all stressed out because we went to Sweden for some more wildboar hunting that day. I completely forgot about it and tried to take some pictures of him before we left with my phone. Max and the rest of the dogs are staying at my boyfriends parents’ house ’til Monday when we get home.

Going to take some proper pictures on Tuesday. Better late than sorry, even though he wilm be 5 weeks on Thursday again.

He looks a bit frigthened, but he was having a good time. I promise! This was taken in the car before we drove over to my boyfriends parents. He didnt like driving, so I had to hold him like that for the whole 5 minute drive. Seemed like he really wanted to watch the road and felt insecure when he was in the cage in the front seat. My poor baby ❤

He hasn’t developed his sight properly yet, as you can see in this picture. At times he watches 2 things at once, haha.

I tried to take a picture of him when he sat in this basket, but I pressed the wrong button and began filming instead.. so, this is a screenshot.

Look very forward to see all our kids again on Monday ❤

Days like these

Nothings beats days like these. After our beloved puppy, Max, came into our lives we haven’t been able to go out for hikes and forest trips. Last weekend Tyr and I went to my parents because I was having a wedding photoshoot. We spent a lot of time outside and walked up to our mountain cabin on Friday and Saturday. Tyr was exhausted when the weekend ended, and I was happy. Few things makes me feel better than walking around in nature. I look very forward to the day comes when I can bring Max with us for some trips as well!

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3 weeks!

Today Max is 3 weeks old! A lot has happened the past week. Now he walks everywhere, he’s getting sharp teeth, he’s tasted dogfood for the first time and he plays around with the other dogs. It’s so fantastic seeing how fast a puppy can grow and how fast it can learn. Just in 3 weeks he’s evolved so much and I kinda want it to stop for a minute. 5 weeks more and he’s big enough to join me and the other dogs on shorter walks. How time flies!

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Blankloken

This weekend Tyr and I went to my parents for a visit. We had a great time and my mom and brother showed me a place called “Blankloken”. I would like to  translate the name to “Clearwater”. The water is very deep, but also very clear. You can see the bottom from the distanse and the water is greenish blue. It was very beautiful. I need to visit it again during autumn when the leaves are more colorful.

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