Inward or outward, that is the question. These photos were taken on the same day, at the same time, from two sides of a glass panelled wall.
The architectural structure built to house the Sealing Vessel, MS Polstjerna, celebrates the arctic light, casting geometric shadows on the frosted landscape. The building has been home to the MS Polstjerna since 2005. This Sealing Vessel was built in 1949 and sailed 33 hunting voyages, between 1949 and 1981. It is a beautiful combination ofContinue reading “Celebrate the Light”
The bench beckons to sit and enjoy the precious rays of the sun. Not much warmth is found in them now, as winter is in the air. And in just over a month, the sun will bid us farewell, not returning until the end of January. Warmth or not, I think I will sit awhile.
It doesn’t take much time spent in Norway, especially in northern region, before you know that when the sun shines, you make the most of it. You drop what you’re doing and you get out there! Heaven forbid, you miss the precious, golden sunbeams. In a wink of an eye, the sun’s shiny face mightContinue reading “Celebrating Beach Days!”
We we say it’s a beautiful spring day, we don’t mean green grass and budding flowers. This is what 71 degrees north looks like, six days before the calendar reads May 1st.
Arctic inhabitants have a special relationship with the sun. Its 2-month absence creates a deep longing in the core of our being, and an overwhelming appreciation when we’re reunited. Tears and smiles, elation and gratitude rise within us as the blazing star shines upon us. Catch the Sun When the sun smiles, smile back. WhenContinue reading “Catch the Sun”