The Northern Lights south of Rørvik

And last but not least – The Northern Lights

Hurtigruten commit to giving you another trip (half-a-trip actually) if you don’t see the Northern Lights on the 12-day voyage. Well, they didn’t need to worry on this trip. We saw them twice. The first time was the evening after we’d visited Trondheim and the lights were probably more spectacular on that occasion. It has […]

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MS Polarlys arrives late into Sortland in the snow

Nordland – crossing the Arctic Circle

Travelling north through the evening and night we saw the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) – but you’ll have to wait for those images – and we entered Nordland from Trøndelag. We travelled past Rørvik and Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen and Nesna in the dark and sometime before 10:00am (local time) we crossed the Arctic Circle. The photograph

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East Dart River, Dartmeet

Dartmoor – towards the rain

I had been really looking forward to this workshop with Nick. The workshop planned for the spring – a return to the Elan Valley had to be cancelled and I’d taken myself off to Llanwrtyd Wells on my own instead – but not to do any bog-snorkling. [I’ve just realised I’ve not posted from that

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