Picture Perfect

Honningsvåg harbor, May 13, 2020. Days like these are the reason we can endure 8 months of winter. Spectacular!

From a Sip of the Sun to a Taste of Snow

My last post was on a lovely day with temperatures around 20 C.  Yesterday we had temperatures a little above freezing and the day included sun, snow, rain, clear skies and low visibility.  This is a glimpse of what June 16, 2014 looked like at 71 degrees north:

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!