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.
A night was spent in the Ice Hotel where I was able to drive a team of Husky 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
Day Three of Cruise - Harstad to Stamsund
Svolvaer - sunset
Day Four of Cruise - Bodo to Rorvik
This morning we crossed the Arctic Circle
The Seven Sisters
Day Five of Cruise
Day Six of Cruise
The Stabben Lighthouse
Our cruise ended in Bergen where we flew home.