A 360-degree journey through Norway

 

Anker Hostel is a central hub for travelers and the starting point for a lot of adventures in Norway. In this 360-degree immersive piece, experience the stories of four guests who met at Anker.

First, follow Katie Kramon and Jesse Coull as they set off on a six-week bike tour across Norway, Sweden and Ireland, with nothing but their bikes and camping gear.

Then join Brendan Lacey and Peninsula Press Reporter Anna Yelizarova as they hike the famous Trolltunga hike in Odda. Otherwise known as Troll’s Tongue, it is an arduous 13.7-mile (22-kilometer) hike round trip, which culminates at a viewpoint with a large rock sticking out on top of a fjord.

Experience the breathtaking roads, mountains and fjords in the 360-degree video above.

VIEWING ON COMPUTER: While the video is playing, drag your mouse around to view the various 360-degree perspectives.

VIEWING ON MOBILE DEVICE: To view in 360 degrees by utilizing your smartphone’s or tablet’s sensors, you must launch the video in the YouTube app.

(Anna Yelizarova/Peninsula Press)

(Anna Yelizarova/Peninsula Press)

(Anna Yelizarova/Peninsula Press)

(Anna Yelizarova/Peninsula Press)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Reporter Anna Yelizarova is actively exploring virtual reality and 360-video storytelling. Katie Kramon, featured in the piece, is a former Peninsula Press reporter.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Anna Yelizarova’s immersive journey around the world in 360 degrees and listen to her exploration of binaural sound in VR storytelling.