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  • 10. The journey back down southWe left Lakselv on 13th October and headed south to Alta, this was a great drive that took us over a mountain pass and we saw our first fresh snow, just enough to throw some snowballs at lunchtime before arriving Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Oct 21, 2020
  • 9. Northern Finland and up to NordkappAfter a bumper week at Santa Claus Village we headed north in the hope we would still be able to get up to the North Cape/Nordkapp (the most northerly point in Europe). Our first stop was at an Amethyst Mine Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Oct 13, 2020
  • 7. Norway and into Finland.We had one more overnight stop in Fauske before heading to Bognes for a ferry to Lødingen on the Lofoten Islands. En route we spotted a sign to Árran which we couldn't resist following. Turned out it was a Sami Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Sep 29, 2020
  • 6. Norway Week 2After our trip down the Trollstigen Road we spent the night in Åndalsnes in a free car park overlooking the fjord. There were two Hurtigruten Ships docked and it turned out they were housing the crew filming the latest Mission Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Sep 24, 2020
  • 5. Norway - Week 1After a quick overnight stop just outside Larvik we set off and before long found ourselves in bright sunshine surrounded by mountains, trees and lakes – stunning scenery and immediately this confirmed we were right to persist in heading north Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Sep 17, 2020
  • Norway 2018Yes I know. Another cruise? Another cruise to Norway? Are you mad? Day 1 [i]"Due to a medical emergency, Azura will be delayed arriving into Southampton tomorrow. We ask that you add 1.5 hours to the scheduled embarkation time printed Posted by InvictaMoto in Cruising | Jun 29, 2020
  • Cold, Rainy, Delicious OsloEric loves the Faroe Islands national soccer team, mostly because it's kind of crazy that they exist and compete as well as they do, being an island nation of less than 50,000 people. It would have been ideal to see Posted by anoceanaway in An Ocean Away | Feb 18, 2020
  • Vigeland Park in the WinterThe Vigeland Installation in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frogner_Park|Frogner Park]] is one of the main tourist attractions in Oslo. It's an impressive collection of 200+ sculptures created by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Vigeland|Gustav Vi Posted by travelmama in What's Up with Pam & Nico | Jan 17, 2020
  • Norway 2013I had been using Blogspot for a long time and then there were problems and then I changed to Travellerspoint, and then back! So all my blog entries for the Norway Cruise went to Blogspot - [[https://devalltravel.blogspot.com/search?q=NO13]] Posted by InvictaMoto in Cruising | May 1, 2020
  • Closing Out One Year and Starting a New One It’s been a long time since I’ve added a new blog entry and since our 7 months of travel will soon come to an end, I’m hoping to record our travels with a few more blogs! Posted by travelmama in What's Up with Pam & Nico | Jan 11, 2020
  • Vestvågøya - Evenes - Oslo - London - HomeToday we make an early start for our drive back to Evenes Airport for the flight home. Leaving Ure to join the main road, takes us over a mountain pass with spectacular S bends. This is the only time we Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 25, 2019
  • South to ÅWe head out for a last day of exploration this morning. The small complex where our apartment is [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_34 Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 23, 2019
  • Austvågøya - VestvågøyaThis morning we are moving on to another place and another apartment. Along the way, of course, we stop frequently to take photos. But first, a last goodbye to Laukvik, which has been our home for the last couple Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 22, 2019
  • Austvågøya===Laukvik=== We take a quick look at the small settlement of Laukvik (where we are staying) this morning before setting out to explore the rest of Austvågøy Island. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_affcc310-218b-11ea-88d9- Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 21, 2019
  • Hovden - LaukvikWhat a difference a day makes! Yesterday was dull and grey, whereas when we wake up this morning the harbour is bathed in a glorious light! View from Frugg Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 20, 2019
  • Risøyhamn - HovdenOne of my plans for some creative photography when I am here in Norway, is to take pictures of frozen bubbles. We set everything up – cameras on tripods, husband on blowing duty, photographers on the remote releases. Despite the Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 18, 2019
  • Langøya We are disappointed to find the thermometer showing around zero today, and once we leave the house we can see that the mild weather is already beginning to melt the snow. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_fc0bcfa0-1db5-11ea-be74-b71 Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 19, 2019
  • More AndøyaWe set out to do more explorations of Andøya today, and are very excited to see the coastal voyage ship Hurtigruten ready to dock at Risøyhamn. As we don Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 17, 2019
  • AndøyaI received a text late last night saying that Lyn's case has made it to Andenes Airport, and to contact them to arrange delivery. We are going to Andenes for shopping today anyway, so it seems a much better idea Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 16, 2019
  • Bristol - Gatwick - Oslo - Evenes - Risøyhamn===Thursday 14th November 2019 Bristol - Gatwick=== Originally booked for February this year, we had to cancel when my dad was very poorly. Fast forward to November, and we are on our way, with our good friend and fellow Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 15, 2019
  • Last Stop OsloOur last stop on the boat was at Honningsvag. From this little town we were taken by coach across the island to two small fishing villages. The first one was called Skarsvag and here we visited a ‘Forever Christmas Posted by FandC in In search of the Northern Lights | Nov 27, 2019
  • Close to Nordkapp[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/381914/9B7FE1C4-9B2A-46F0-B23D-43F14D Posted by FandC in In search of the Northern Lights | Nov 25, 2019
  • Crossing into the Arctic Circle[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/381914/ECC9B1A2-BC0E-4BC7-8894-495F0C16AAB1.jpeg thumb=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/381914/thumb_ECC9B1A2-BC0E-4BC7-8894 Posted by FandC in In search of the Northern Lights | Nov 24, 2019
  • Onboard the FinnmarkenWe are now sailing away from Bergen on our Hurtigruten boat which is called the Finnmarken. We are very happy with our cabin which is a mini suite. We did however need to make a few alterations to Posted by FandC in In search of the Northern Lights | Nov 20, 2019
  • Arrived in BergenWe arrived here in Bergen just about 2.00pm local time. The flight was perfect, mostly clear skies as we approached the Norwegian coast so we had fine views across to Stavanger the first main town we could identify. As Posted by FandC in In search of the Northern Lights | Nov 19, 2019
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