Want to See Our Town By the Sea? Borealis Livecam Honningsvag 360

A Borealis Livecam has recently been set up in Honningsvåg, just down the street from the gallery.  It provides a great view of this charming town by the sea.  Here’s the link: Borealis Livecam Honningsvag 360 And if you haven’t checked out the Borealis Livecam at Nordkapp, here’s the link one more time: Borealis Livecame NordkappContinue reading “Want to See Our Town By the Sea? Borealis Livecam Honningsvag 360”

A Fisherman and His Bike

A lone bicycle has caught my attention throughout this past year.  I often spot it resting in the same place, leaning on the top of a staircase that leads to one of the local boat docks.  This faithful companion waits for its fisherman, in blustery winds, rain-drenched weekdays and on spectacular sunny days that oneContinue reading “A Fisherman and His Bike”

The Queen of Scandinavian Design

The Nordkappmuseet (North Cape Museum) offers tourists a look into the history and culture of the local fishing community.  In addition, one can enjoy exhibitions, featuring Norwegian artists, like Grete Prytz Kittelsen, the Queen of Scandinavian Design. The museum is located in the center of Honningsvåg, not far from the Hurtigruten (Coastal Express) dock.  Just follow the arrows onContinue reading “The Queen of Scandinavian Design”

An Eyesore with History

Four!  Three !  Two! One!  Say good-bye to the sun!  Can you tell I have three kids in preschool?  Rhymes pop into my mind and spew out of my mouth uncontrollably.  It’s a bit of an alarming condition, but this little ditty is, in fact, true.  The last day we get a glimpse of theContinue reading “An Eyesore with History”

From the Potato State to the Edge of the Sea

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve strolled along the harbor in Honninsvåg, and we haven’t even lived here a year yet.  Growing up in Idaho, where the ocean was a distant thought, my experience with seaside communities were few and far between.  Now I live in one and I’m intrigued by a lifestyleContinue reading “From the Potato State to the Edge of the Sea”