Category Archives: Facts and Stories

Ancient Messengers

It’s not surprising ancient myths tell of cormorants bearing mysterious messages.  With silky black wings glistening in the sunshine; long, lean necks raised towards the sky; they exude an air of royalty and otherworldliness.  One’s fantasy begins to weave tales. Some believe … Continue reading

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The day the Puffins Arrive! 500,000 pairs of them

Sometimes we are fortunate to be at the right place at the right time.  This past Sunday my family, along with around 90 other lucky souls, experienced an amazing phenomenon.  Each year, on April 14th, 500,000 pairs of puffins-lunderfugl, return … Continue reading

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Oscar Danielson – A Delightful Concert in the North Cape

If you’re planning a trip to the North Cape it’s worth checking out the local restaurants, pubs and cafes to see if live entertainment is on the agenda.  The Corner Restaurant, Nøden Pub, Z dance club, and Perleporten Kulturhus feature local artists as … Continue reading

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Check out Those Reindeer Racks!

If you’ve followed this blog for awhile, then you know I’m a big fan of reindeer and I can teach you three ways to say reindeer poop as well as many other exciting reindeer facts. A couple of days ago we … Continue reading

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Childhood Friends on an Expedition of a Lifetime: 2,500 Kilometer Ski Trip!

Some days are worth remembering, reflecting over, and sharing with others.  For me, May 20, 2012, is one of those rare moments in time.  I had the privilege of witnessing two very determined, weather-worn and humble men, accompanied by their … Continue reading

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Photo of the day: Walking in a Winter Wonderland, May 29, 2012

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The End is in Sight: 2,400 km down – 50 to go!

On January 1, 2012, Henrik and Håkon and Andy, their canine traveling companion, embarked on a journey.  With skis on foot, they set course from Lindesnes, Norway, headed to 71 degrees north of the equator. Today, as a dreary rain fell and … Continue reading

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