Category Archives: North Cape Wildlife
(Photo taken August 2016, between Berlegvåg and Kongsfjord.)
After living 4 years in the North Cape, 71 degrees above the Equator, I see the sun in a whole new light. As the expression goes, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”, and after two months without the sun’s appearance, … Continue reading
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!
Gjesværstappan is one of Norway’s “naturperler”, directly translated, “nature’s pearls”. This group of islands off the coast of Magerøya in the North Cape, is a natural nature reserve and home to millions of seabirds from the months of April to August/September … Continue reading
On April 14th, the day that one million puffins arrived up here in the North Cape, there were some other beautiful birds that had already claimed their posts on the rocky cliffs of Gjesvaerstappan – the comorants or “skarver”in Norwegian. Here are a few shots taken … Continue reading