In just 5 days, the polar nights will come to an end. In the meantime, we wait with longing.
Tag Archives: Arctic
Blanketed in golden light
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.
The world is big…
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.
A Whale of a Time!
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!”
August Arctic Nights: Midnight
The sun is now setting before midnight and rising a short time afterward. What a gift!
The Sky Below Me
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.
Arctic Summer Nights
Going wild over wild flowers
In July, thanks to 24/7 daylight, the colors have popped all over our arctic landscape.
When all is well in my soul
Have you heard of Golden Root?
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.