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.
June 10, 2020, driving over the island og Magerøya, North Cape, Norway
Hiking around the island of Store Tamsøya, Finnmark, north of Norway, I was mesmerized by small details everywhere. And this is just a sliver of the hundreds of photos I took. More to come!
Skarsvåg is the northern-most fishing village in continental Europe (yes, we live on an island but it’s still considered the top of Europe.) While taking photos yesterday, I had associates with a vacation to Crete. But the arctic temperatures are just a tad cooler at 71 degrees north.
Peace for the restless soul. Conversations with oneself. The heartbeat of nature, drumming in sync with your own. Reminders of how minuscule we are and how immense the world is. Reassurance there is an abundance of beauty in the world.