Monday, 25 July 2011



I wanted to share more than just one picture tonight.

Tonight more than 75,000 people turned up for a "fakkeltog", a parade with burning torches starting at the cathedral and progressing around the lake Breivatnet.
This was for people to pay their respects to those who died in the terrible events that occurred in Oslo and on the island Utøya last Friday.
Many people brought flowers which were placed on the lake.



24 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful image Gunn. Thank you.

Steffe said...

You really don't need any words here.

ρομπερτ said...

A deep bow in respect from Athens, Greece.


daily athens

Leif Hagen said...

My heart is still very, very heavy for Norway - so many lost future leaders and lost future parents for Norway!

Lois Evensen said...

Thank you for sharing the pictures. It is all so very sad and hurtful. Those families and all of Norway didn't deserve what happened to them. Senseless.

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

That's really a sad thing to see and hear ! Prayers !!!!

Kate said...

The photos speak volumes about the solidarity of the Norwegians.

Jack said...

Gunn, thank you for letting us participate in this way.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

Coming together to express sorrow must be a universal impulse. I add my condolences and sense of outrage at these foul deeds.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such a tragic event and these flowers beautifully symbolise the unity of Norwegians supporting each other!

Irina said...

Gunn, I am so sorry.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beyond words sad occasion Gunn, thanks for sharing these touching images with us.

biebkriebels said...

Very touching this way of remembrance.

Mark said...

We are all standing in solidarity with Norway.

Ali - Scituate Daily Photo said...

Gunn, my thoughts are with you.

Rob and Mandy said...

No words would suffice for this.

Halcyon said...

This is beautiful.

Paul said...

Very touching Gunn. Words are not enough, though I thought Jens Stoltenberg made a good effort.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

The photo of the lake brings tears to the eyes for the loss to families, to your country, and to the world. Prayers

Genie

Chrissy Brand said...

Our thoughts are with you all

Chrissy
http://mancunianwave.blogspot.com/

VP said...

So beautiful, so sad...

Valladolid Daily Photo said...

My heart is with all of you.

brattcat said...

these are such beautiful, powerful, healing images.

JM said...

I was very impressed when I saw this on tv. Yor photos are just beautiful, Gunn.