Norway

colin on October 1st, 2015

Tromsø is a very interesting town. Probably the laregest in this part of the world, and built on an island in the middle of the fjord. The island is very much solid rock, and the town is accessed from the mainland by two bridges and one tunnel. The Norwegians are really good at building tunnels. […]

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colin on September 30th, 2015

It snowed overnight! It looks so lovely, it makes you want to go out and build a snowman. Last night we found a spot on a secondary road, with very little in the way of ambient light and stayed up watching the aurora. Nice, as always, but see my later post from when we really […]

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colin on September 28th, 2015

A liesurely two-hour drive from North Cape brings us to Hammerfest. We’ve started to slow down from our initial rush. We wanted to get here before there was too much snow…. and found none. Interestingly, there are still quite a few motorhomes with people as mad as us in them around here. I imagine that […]

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colin on September 27th, 2015

Finally, after 8 days on the road, we’re here at North Cape. We stayed last night only 25 kms south of here, from where we watched the Aurorae. Did I mention it was magic? So an easy half-hour drive, paid 510 Ickies (local currency) to get in and stayed two nights. We thought the view […]

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colin on September 25th, 2015

We’re travelling quickly, you might have gathered, as winter is approaching. We don’t want to get caught by bad weather so we keep pushing to get to our goal, North Cape. Interestingly, there’s no shortage of motorhomes up here… there is a plethora (that word again) of them. We continued along the coast and crossed […]

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