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The Arctic ABC’s

Originally posted on experiencenorthcape:
I was recently nominated for the ABC award by George Weaver at She Kept a Parrot.  She’s a lovely woman who writes beautifully.  I recommend stopping by her site and reading her entertaining and insightful thoughts.  Thank…

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The Season of the Midnight Sun

It’s officially here, the midnight sun has arrived in the North Cape.  And here is what we have to look forward to…This photo was taken last year in June.   Midnight Sun, Nordkapp Plateau, Norway If you want to follow … Continue reading

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Saturday + Bare Ground = Family Hiking Day!

There’s a wonderful Norwegian expression:  “Ut på tur, aldri sur.”  It rhymes in Norwegian but sounds a bit clumsy directly translated – “Out on a hike, never grumpy.”  And it’s true in our family.  It may be an ugly scene … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Kirkeporten: An Easy Hike with a Spectacular View

A layer of snow still covers the ground.  In some areas, like our backyard, there’s a 2-meter high snow wall, sculpted by the strong winter winds.  In others, grass blades are uncovered and brown soil is in clear sight.  There … Continue reading

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The Arctic ABC’s

If you are considering visiting the North Cape, you might be enticed by the Arctic ABC’s: A.           Auruora borealis, come twirl under a dancing sky. B            Blueberries, hand picked of course. C            Cloud berry, try … Continue reading

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Bras, Berries and the Great Outdoors

When living, or visiting another country, it’s not uncommon to experience a little culture shock.  Like when I spent my first summer in Norway.  I was asked to house-sit for a pastor and his family.  Not knowing them very well, … Continue reading

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