Twisted and Tangled

Living on the island of Magerøya has made me more aware of ocean pollution.  The powerful ocean waves may wash plenty of driftwood onto shore, but that’s not all.  I’ve found computers, chairs, countless rubber gloves, toothpaste tubes, ketchup bottles and the list goes on.  I’m currently working on a project that will hopefully raise funds toContinue reading “Twisted and Tangled”

Ocean Pollution: What’s Your Solution?

Living on the beautiful island of Magerøya provides many opportunities to go hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, boating and the list goes on.  As my photos attest, the North Cape region is spectacular.  One of my favorite things to do is go hiking and explore hidden coves along the coastline.  I feel like a little kidContinue reading “Ocean Pollution: What’s Your Solution?”

Småsjæftan – A Hike You Don’t Want to Miss

One of my favorite places on the island of Magerøya is a secluded bay called Småkjæftan which means “little mouth”.  I think it’s because when I start descending the trail towards the shoreline the view is spectacular, as well as a bit mysterious.  Miles of open, rugged sea, a scattering of islands in the distanceContinue reading “Småsjæftan – A Hike You Don’t Want to Miss”

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle OR not…

Living on the island of Magerøya, where the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea meet, I find constant reminders of the impact humans have on this planet, as well as my personal responsibility to be a better caretaker of the world I live in. This summer, when my family hiked to this cove, my 5-yearContinue reading “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle OR not…”