Northern Norway: Fjords and beyond

Previously: Northern Norway: Whales sightseeing Day 6: Windy night, early wake-up. Long day road, heading north, still, first to Andøya. The small west coast road is amazing (one said we could see whale along the road! Not today apparently. But lots of birds again.) Midday in Andenes, not a lot to see. Ferry boat to Gryllefjord,Continue reading

Northern Norway: Whales sightseeing

Previously: Northern Norway: Lofotens Day 5: Waking up with the sound of rain over the tent… beloved Norway… Today, whales, seals and seabirds on the menu! The boat trip is really expensive (Artic Whale Tours, 800NOK, ~100€), but for sure I did not have any regrets. One of the holidays highlights for sure. Very professional, friendlyContinue reading

Northern Norway: The Lofotens

Introduction: Northern Norway: Introduction Day 0: 6pm: Troops gathered and food bought, it’s about time to leave Luleå. Quick note on the car rental: We rent the car at Statoil gas station. No extra fee for second driver, no problem to drive abroad, no extra fee for unconscious-under-25-years-old, no need to wash the car full ofContinue reading

Northern Norway: Introduction

Note: This post set has been written more than three years after our road trip in northern-Norway in the summer of 69 2013. The first choice with Norway was: Which part of the coast is the best, the most spectacular, and the most representative of what we’ve been dreaming of. We only have two weeks. WhatContinue reading