One of the most famous tourist attractions in Norway, this massive 604 meter (1982 feet) tall cliff in Forsand, Norway is known by any of these five names: Preikestolen, Prekestolen, Preacher’s Pulpit, Pulpit Rock or Hyvlatonnå. Those who make the steep 3.8 km (2.4 mile) trek are treated to an amazing view over the Lysefjord. There is a lodge and a youth hostel nearby, and more accommodation can be found an hour away in the city of Stavanger.
these trees are the work of a socially-driven art project started by australian artist konstantin dimopoulos, most recently exhibited in vancouver, british columbia, canada. dimopoulos and a team of volunteers use a water-based pigment to turn the trees “ultramarine blue,” according to a statement from seattle-based 4culture. the goal: to inspire awareness about global deforestation. the next city to receive painted trees will be seattle, washington.