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  • The Top Of The World We made it! We are now at the most northerly point in mainland Europe! AKA The top of the world! A dream for many has come true today - a true mountain top moment ❄️ Posted by GirlguidingWOW in Girlguiding WOW Trip | Mar 27, 2016
  • Olive 1/3/16Today we had: plane trip, airport, plane trip, airport. The plane stopped seven times, the trips between stops were about ten minutes each for the first 6 stops. The next flight was about an hour. On the plane the pilot Posted by in | Mar 8, 2016
  • Wil 29/2/16Today is the day we leave Kirkenes, so for the finale went HUSKY SLEDDING!!!!! There were five sleds in total, two of which were the guys guiding us though the track. As we rounded the first corner, mum and Olive's Posted by in | Mar 7, 2016
  • Olive & Wil 29/2/16The Northern Lights are created when electrically charged particles from the sun and gaseous particles from earth collide. The different types of gases produce different colours: oxygen is green and nitrogen is blue or a purplish red. They only make Posted by in | Mar 4, 2016
  • Olive 27/2/16Today after lunch we had a snowball fight. It was awesome, but we nearly trampled our snowman family. The snowball fight turned into building a snowman, mum wanted to s Posted by in | Feb 28, 2016
  • Wil 27/2/16Today we had a snowball fight and built a snowman named Griffin he has blueberries for eye's no animals have eaten them- That afternoon we went up a mountain dragging Posted by in | Feb 28, 2016
  • Wil 26/2/16Today we went ice fishing and discovered how cold our toes could get. There was a guide with us called Dimitar. The ice was about 40 cm deep and the snow on top was half a metre, but mum stepped Posted by in | Feb 28, 2016
  • Olive 27/2/16Today we went ice fishing. The man showing us how to do it, dug the snow off, then drilled a 40cm hole down into the thick ice with a giant corkscrew. That's deep! Also, today mum and dad hired us Posted by in | Feb 28, 2016
  • Wil 25/2/16Last night we crossed the top of Norway and the sea was really rough. Everyone was stumbling and it was hard to walk in a straight line. The sea was called the Barents Sea, which is also known as the Posted by in | Feb 25, 2016
  • Olive 24/2/16Today we went on a tour of a fishing village called Skarsvåg. It is the most northern fishing village in Norway. They go fishing everyday and eat their catch everyday except Sunday's and Christmas Day. The fisherman give free Posted by in | Feb 25, 2016
  • Wil 23/2/16Today we went to the polar museum in Tromsø, it's really sad that in Norway back in the late 1800's they would kill many walruses, seals and polar bears. Tromsø's last seal hunt was as recent as 2015, when Norway's Posted by in | Feb 24, 2016
  • Olive 23/2/16Today we were in Tromsø, one of the town squares had ice sculptures in it. It was really cool, a few people from lots of different countries had got together to build an ice sculpture. Here is my favourite. It's Posted by in | Feb 24, 2016
  • Wil 22/2/16This morning we crossed into the Arctic circle. The ship's crew held a ceremony on the flight deck which is on the back of the ship. The captain and some crew members poured a ladle of ice and water down Posted by in | Feb 24, 2016
  • Olive 22/2/16Today nothing really happened, so I'm going to tell you about life on the boat so far. Every morning we leave our tiny cabin and climbed the 36 stairs to breakfast, which is a buffet. Then it's to the Polar Posted by in | Feb 23, 2016
  • Wil 21/2/16One of the places we visited in Trondheim was a Lutheran church called Vår Frue Church and it seemed like there were a billion statues of Jesus. The church was founded in the 12th century. Because of the fires in Posted by in | Feb 21, 2016
  • Olive 21/2/16Today, we went to Trondheim. Another beautiful town. We visited two churches. The carvings were really pretty. This one was the Nidaros Cathedral. It took from the 10th century to the start of the 14th century to build it.Viking King Olav Posted by in | Feb 21, 2016
  • Olive 20/2/16Today, the boat stopped at Ålesund, a really pretty city with some awesome carvings on the walls of the buildings. When they re-built the city after the fire, they tried t Posted by in | Feb 21, 2016
  • Olive 19/2/16 Today was our last day in Bergen and we went on the Furnicular railway. It's a ca Posted by in | Feb 21, 2016
  • Wil 20/2/16I woke up at 1:36 AM because of the waves, but eventually I fell asleep again. When I woke up I had breakfast then we got off the boat at Alesund. Then we went shopping and climbed the 418 steps, Posted by in | Feb 20, 2016
  • Wil 19/2/16When we woke up we started to pack up our stuff ready for the boat. Then we walked to the Hurtigruten dock where we put our bags in the lockers, then we had four hours to walk around. We walked Posted by in | Feb 20, 2016
  • Wil 17/2/16We went on the Fläm railway which is one of the most scenic railways in the world, we saw frozen water falls clinging to the rocks. A rock fell about 3 meters away from a van! (Not while we were Posted by in | Feb 18, 2016
  • Olive 16/2/16Today we went to the Kon-Tiki museum and watched an interesting film for 1hr 5' 12" about an impossible expedition that was predicted certain death, to prove a point. Surprisingly no one died. The expedition was six people on a Posted by in | Feb 18, 2016
  • Wil 16/2/16 Mums understanding of the Vikings is that they put the dead on a ship, then they pushed it onto the sea then they shoot the ship with flaming arrows, but at the viking museum they said that they put them Posted by in | Feb 18, 2016
  • Wil 15/2/16When we got to Oslo we took a train to a station closer to where we were staying, then mum walked to the cafe to pick up the keys for the Airbnb. The house has two huge TV's - that Posted by in | Feb 18, 2016
  • Olive 15/2/16Today we went to the Munch museum and we saw some great paintings some photos and self portraits, my favourite was of a skull. It was incredible! Next we went to a statue park, it was pretty cool, after looking Posted by in | Feb 18, 2016
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