Park Inn By Radisson Poliarnie Zori Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... if we weren't back when the ship was due to leave it would go without us as it had a job to do. Most towns are quite close to the port so we can easily walk to town if we are not going on an excursion.
I am surprised how many people live up here. We generally stop at 2-3 towns each day. We have stopped at several towns with populations of up to 80,000 people. I expected a few tiny villages. They are there too but there is a lot of ...
... 2.17 am and it is still broad daylight...very interesting.. We are at 70 deg North and there's not much between here an the pole. It is just 7km as the seagull flies to the Russian border which is still patrolled. Even though we're this far North it is still warm...17deg C.. Unexpected as we have packed for cold Saturday 26th July Up early to walk before a 7am breakfast. Saw the memorial to the Red Army (Russians) who liberated this war torn town in ...
... ashore to visit a Sami (Laplander) family. These are the people who live in the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Norway has the largest number of Sami (40,000) and Russia the smallest (3000). There is a Sami language and and they elect members to Parliament. We met the husband and wife, dressed in native costume, in their summer house, a tepee-like structure. They ...
We docked at 9 and waited in Kirkenes for our bus at 2pm. The 5 hour bus trip across to Murmansk was interesting as was Murmansk! All the apartments are drab, dark as is the city but once inside our apartment we were pleasantly surprised. We also found a great local restaurant which was cheap and had good ...
... and Barb asked for their discarded cubes having none in her glass, explaining, "Americans love ice." The woman looked down her nose at Barb and huffed, "But, we are FRENCH!"
Now a few words about cod. Cod has been and still is a driving economic factor in Norway. They fish for cod in the winter time and harvest nearly all of the fish, The heads are dried and shipped to Italy and Portugal to be ground into fish meal for a variety of ...