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Norway

   

NORWAY

  February 17th to 24th 2010

This trip organized by the shipping company Hurtigruten started with a night in Oslo before flying to Kirkenes in the north which is only 50kms from the Russian border and is a port on the Barents Sea.

 

Kirkenes

A night was spent in the Ice Hotel where I was able to drive a team of Husky Dog Sledge.

Ice Hotel

   

           

Dog Sledge

                         

 

 Day One of Cruise   -   Kirkenes to Berievag

 

     

 

Day Two of Cruise   -   Havoysund to Tromso

Havoysund   -   early morning

              

Hammerfest  The world's most northerly town  70˚39"48' N  just north of the town there is an oil and gas terminal.

                  

       

 

Oksfjord  -   sunset

      

Tromso

    

 

Day Three of Cruise  -  Harstad to Stamsund

Harstad

 

     

          

Risoyrenna

     

Sortland

       

   

Stokmarknes

 

Svolvaer  -  sunset

   

Raftsundet

 

Trollfjorden

 

Day Four of Cruise   -   Bodo to Rorvik

This morning we crossed the Arctic Circle

Sandnessjoen

The Seven Sisters

     

   

Day Five of Cruise

Trondheim

   

Kristiansuund

                                 

Sunset

            

Day Six of Cruise

Floro

           

 

The Stabben Lighthouse

  

Our cruise ended in Bergen where we flew home.