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PICTURES from HØYANGER

Høyanger stretches from high mountain-tops, through fertile valleys and sweeps over steep meadows down to the fjords. This area is perhaps best known for its mountain farms and lakes.

 Høyanger  
Tell Teigen, Hoyanger

Tell Teigen, born Trygve, spesialised to balance on a stables of chairs on top of high masts. He was invited to the Olympic Games in Helsinki 1952 to show his skill. Tell worked as a balance artist at Ringling Brothers in USA.

In 1958 Tell falled down an died. In 2008 a monument was built 20 meters high outside Høyangerbadet.

 Norvald Stedje