02 avril 2011

Hurtigruten ... on the way (# day 2)

From our cabin, sunrise: Hammerfest, first stop, 5 o'clock: Awesome place, protected from chilly winds and ... avalanches (!): That probably helped to feel the special atmosphere: "city center" ... ... and suburbs: About 4 hours later, next stop: Havøysund ... Lost somewhere in between white ... ... and blue: Typical landscape :-) Again ... And the real one came ... Honningsvåg :-) !!! In other words, the last "city" (was it?) before North Cape ... Well, there was actually even a beach... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2011

... Tromsø ! (#departure)

... and then we arrived in Tromsø :-) ... and enjoyed a superb weather! ... except here: The tent was part of the "Polaris" museum exhibition on artic expeditions, and that kind of adventure is still part of our dreams ... However, our (long) week-end was much more luxurious, even if directed to higher latitudes. Yes, here we are: Hurtigruten !! Well, in case you forget it once onboard :-) Starting from Tromsø: ... and slowly and peacefully reaching northern coasts ... ... all of that from the jacuzzi ... ... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2011

Winter flight to ...

The main goal of the week end was not exactly to take the plane ... however: ... we "had" to, and as the weather was kind of perfect, well ... we enjoyed it a lot :-) And after some thousands of islands, fjords, summits ... came the real ones: Lofoten! A last one before the real journey started ...  ... to be followed ... from our "intermediate" destination ...
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