Sunday, May 22

Ljanselva south of Oslo offers both nature experiences and dramatic history.

The river Ljanselva flows out from Nøklevann in Østmarka.

There is life in the river even in winter.

In the primeval forest there are many peaceful picnic areas to choose from.

The city river south of Oslo offers both nature experiences and dramatic history.

  • Silje Rønneberg Hogstad

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White December sky hangs over Nøklevann in Østmarka. Svein Hogstad pulls the zipper on the bubble jacket up over his chin and checks that the camera has a battery.

My father, a happy-go-lucky man from Bærum, explores Oslo’s nine city rivers. Lysakerelva and Akerselva have been completed, today it is Ljanselva’s turn. It originates in Lutvann north of Østmarka, but dad goes from Rustadsaga sports hall by Nøklevann, where the 9 km long marked hiking trail down to Fiskevollbukta starts.

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