It’s getting hot up here… 9 Degrees Celsius!

On days like today, those of us who call the North Cape our home, can’t help but smiling.  With the air temperatures around 9 degrees Celsius (48 F) and lots and lots of sun, we are breaking out our short sleeve shirts and shorts. And with the midnight sun, well, we’re breaking out the bubbly andContinue reading “It’s getting hot up here… 9 Degrees Celsius!”

Spring in the North Cape = Snow, Sun, Rain, Clouds…

In May, the weather changes by the minute with temperatures slightly above freezing.  A fast-moving snow storm blows through coating all in white, but a half hour later the snow has melted on the streets and walkways.   Yes, this is May 5th in the North Cape:

The North Cape Experience

Not long ago, I shared with you Remco’s expedition to Knivskjellodden (http://travelsinorbit.com/2014/04/01/north-of-the-north-cape/). Now he’s shared his experience visiting the North Cape plateau, as well as Honningsvåg. He provides a lot of helpful information, as well as beautiful photos. Enjoy!

Eight hours of daylight!

When the sun comes back on January 22, putting an end to the polar nights, it doesn’t waste anytime brightening our days.  Now, just 30 days later we have 8 hours of daylight!  Sunrise 7:30 am and sunset 15.30.  And we are grateful it is blessing us with its presence.  

Frozen Harbor and Frosted Windows

When the wind is still, which is not very often, the harbor sometimes freezes over in areas. It doesn’t last long, and the fishing boats sail year-round, but when it does happen, it is a delight to study the ice patterns.  Here are some images from yesterday.