In just 5 days, the polar nights will come to an end. In the meantime, we wait with longing.
We’ve had a beautiful autumn. Our hike to Kirkeporten (foreground) was spectacular and NO wind, which is not normal. The North Cape plateau is in the background.
And I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark. – John Muir The countdown to our polar night season is well underway. In one month, the sun will bid us farewell for 2020.
What an amazing trip, to yet a new place (for us), on the island we live on. It appears that years ago, a large whale got stuck in this small channel of water and someone has set the bones out to dry. Look how big this rib bone is! I’m in awe. If it weren’tContinue reading “A Whale of a Time!”
The sun is now setting before midnight and rising a short time afterward. What a gift!
This summer I’ve been drawn to small pools of water and the sky’s reflection on their glassy surfaces. It takes my breath away every time.
In July, thanks to 24/7 daylight, the colors have popped all over our arctic landscape.
Rosenrot, as it’s called in Norwegian, Is an unique plant with many health benefits. It is compared to ginseng, and the root is used as an antioxidant, energy booster, and some claim it’s an aphrodisiac. I’m most intrigued by the succulent leaves and the gorgeous blossoms.