Travel Blogs from Ornes, Norway

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Crossing the Arctic Circle heading back south, Ornes, Norway travel blog

Crossing the Arctic Circle heading back south

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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Temp. 4°C At 9.20am we crossed back over the Arctic Circle. Here is the monument on a rocky outcrop that signifies the position. I was actually having breakfast at the time so didn't manage my own photo. It's actually a sad moment because it also ...

Morning port call, Ørnes, Norway travel blog

Morning port call

A travel blog entry by royston4040

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Crossed the Artic Circle this morning at about 7:30am. On our way to Bodo Breakfast, Visit from King Neptune on top deck to initiate those who first crossed the Artic Cirle with ice water down the back of the neck. We had previously croosed the circle on ...

Day 4:  Baptism by King Neptune, Ornes (just north of the Arctic Circle), Norway travel blog

Day 4: Baptism by King Neptune

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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This morning at 7:15 we crossed the Arctic Circle.  This means we were at the northern-most latitude at which the sun can be seen 24 hours a day, or where night will last all day in the winter.  We have gotten a good dose of darkness already. ...

The Arctic Circle!, Ørnes (N66˚ / E13˚), Norway travel blog

The Arctic Circle!

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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At 07.15 this morning we crossed the Arctic Circle.  North of this latitude the sun doesn't set for two months in the summer and does not rise for two months in the winter.  We were 'baptized' on board with ICE CUBES by King Neptune.  As ...

Visiting the UNESCO Sight, Urnes, Norway travel blog

Visiting the UNESCO Sight

A travel blog entry by siky68

    Fortunately, it stopped raining, but the sun never came up so I was freezing. Again! Mainly on the little ferry which got us across the part of the fjord. We left our car in the picturesque village of Solvorn and stepped on the island ...

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