Two years ago I started this blog and here is one of my first posts. Then I had a couple of followers and now that I just reached 2,000 followers, I thought I would share about one of the most beautiful Places on the island.. Knivskjellodden…. just scroll down the page to see what i mean. Thanks for following! Erica
If you stand on the edge of the Nordkapp (North Cape) Plateau and believe that you’re at the northernmost point of Europe, well, unfortunately your not. Technically speaking, you’re exactly 1,457 meters or 4,780 feet or .905 miles short of your goal. Turning your head slightly to the west, you’ll see where you really should be standing: Knivskjellodden.
While nearly 300,000 tourists visit the Nordkapp Plateau each year, Knivskjellodden has a slightly smaller number. As of 11:22 PM, last night, August 15, 2011, 961 people had travelled there this year. If you want to add your name to that list, all you need is good hiking boots, bottled water and appropriate clothing. Like the Norwegian saying goes, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad/poor clothing.”
The Knivskjellodden hiking trail is 9 km, 18 km round trip (5.6 miles/11.2), and is well worth the time it takes to get…
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