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... melting ice. We have reached 1,000 feet so are now above the tree line and vegetation is very sparse. The snow lies permanently on the ground all around us. It was at this stage that we met a hitch. One of the tunnels we needed to get through to reach our destination was closed for maintenance ( fires can be a problem in these tunnels) and we were told we would need to wait for an hour to get through. Trucks were queued up behind us and tempers were ...
Melfjord Latitude 66:66 degrees N
Sunrise: 02:44. Sunset: 23:30
Last night we crossed the Arctic Circle and this morning we are anchored in Nordfjord a branch off the north side of the larger Melfjord. Lucho offers us a choice of six activities, a long hike bushwhacking over big rocks (there is no trail), a medium hike-same thing, a boulder climb straight up the mountain, kayaking, Zodiac cruise or a ...
... five or six professional photographers on staff, was helpful. I learned a few things plus I showed the instructor a function on his expensive Sony SLR that he hadn't noticed before.
The Captain's Welcome Party and Dinner is this evening. From the buzz, I gathered that most people are going to dress up a little not withstanding the previous information that everything on board is casual; as it happens, ...
... where it starts climbing again. Up to a parking lot where you had to leave the car.
Then there is a 4 km walk to the end (or is it the beginning) of the glacier tongue. It is a steep walk up starting surrounded by trees, passing a gorgeous waterfall (makes you completely soaked) and further into the mountain where there is less vegetation. All the time you walk along a river that brings the water from ...
... at 1500 meters. Unfortunately it was socked in with clouds and it was snowing when we got there, so no view. The second viewpoint was Flydalsjuvet, which was at only about 300 meters. We got a good view of the Geiranger fjord and the ship from there. We really enjoyed the excursion. Our tour guide, Kari, Kari Knaevelsrud, was very knowledgeable and we really like to see more of the country than just the ports we visit.
Next: The second port - ...