Rica Hotel Nordkapp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Rica Hotel Nordkapp Honningsvag
Travel Blogs from Honningsvag
... lots of sea birds and a number of white tail sea eagles with wingspans of 2.7 meters. There were puffin birds flying all round and I was glad to finally see them.
Yolande was able to handle the gentle sea which was her main fear. It was quite cool and I was forced to don a jacket and an All Blacks beanie. The wind was the cooling factor. It was good to see a couple of seals pop their heads out of the water in curiosity. ...
... the most northerly point in Scandinavia 71degrees North. It was a 40 minute drive to the Cape. Wow, what an experience that was! The sun was shining brightly through the clouds which is highly unusual. The previous 4 days were foggy and wet. We were told the weather can change at anytime and that it would be freezing on the cliff face overlooking the ocean. However, it was an amazing night where the sun was still well above the horizon at midnight ...
... is still quite a bit of snow around and you have to deviate to cross bogs and small rivers. It is also bitterly cold and windy and we have both only just got over our chest infections.
So instead, we carried on to Nordkapp and paid the 255NOK ...
... had bells around their necks which was weird. We continued through the mountains, with rupert either watching from the verge or running across the road. Pete said that the roads were like his private race circuit and he got off the bike at honing stag with a massive grin on his face. The roads were empty and it was easy riding. There were 4 tunnels, one was 5 miles long and just hewn out of the rock. Once in the tunnels it ...
... empty country with rocks showing the results of millennia of ice and sun damage. They were extremely stratified in places, hundreds and hundreds of distinct layers of stone, laid down in previous epochs. We were all excited and stunned by the scenery, it was beautiful but hard, there wasn’t much gentleness about it.
Both Honningsvåg and the Nordkapp are on an island called Magerøya, access to which used to be by ferry but since 1999, ...