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... and mostly nice food, but no casinos, entertainment, night life etc. The boat stopped quite a few times throughout the day & night. Some of the stops were for several hours, so passengers were able go on tours or walk round town etc. We wandered around a small town called Vardo with an historical fortress. The next day we stopped at Hammerfest, the most northerly town in ...
... make out the form of the towering peaks above you, driving along the fjords, it was really quite exciting as we anticipated what the days new light might ultimately reveal.
The weather as it turned out, did not play particularly nicely with us. The light of the new day turned out be a pretty ordinary light. Still, despite the overcast skies, at least we could see beyond the end of our little fingers ...
... to get to Solvaer.
Our journey was scary enough with the propeller engines wining to the point of desperation to get us in the air. And the loud thuds we kept hearing apparently was only the de-icing of the propeller and the chunks of ice hitting the plane. But we have arrived in Svolvaer.
The photography adventure begins tomorrow then....
... back to the hotel the sky was the familiar navy blue which we'd seen a lot, we decided to find a cafe and drink some hot chocolates and wait for the museum to open at 6. The museum was a treasure trove of war memorabilia collected by one guy over many years there was information and artefacts everywhere including creepy dummies dressed in various uniforms of bother soldiers and prisoners- our guide had told us the uniforms had other things attached to them - ...
... whose white markings were a red/orange and are apparently this colour till a year when they turn white. Then we saw a huge blow and spotted a fin whale- the second biggest whale in the ocean and weighs around 75tonne, then someone spotted another blow and then another and we realised we were surrounded by humpbacks as well- we watched 2 in particular as they hunted herring with the orcas and could t believe it when we saw them breach out of the water their mouths wide catching ...
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