Rica Ishavshotel

Fr Langesgate 2, Tromsø, Troms, North Norway, 9008, Norway | 3 star hotel
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Day 10 Tromso

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


... 12-15inches deep in some parts and the icicles on one of the small buildings even longer.
Standing at the watersedge it was a magnificent sight, so quiet and calm where we could reflect on the wonderful experience we had both enjoyed so much.

Tromso is the worlds northernmost university city. Lying 200 mikes inside the Arctic Circle, it is known as the Gateway to the Arctic because it was used as a starting point for hunters looking for Arctic foxes, ...

Heading north, full of hope and thermal underwear

A travel blog entry by acres_wild


... piece of information I could give him. Later on we discovered the above description fits all locals in Tromso - wherever we went people spoke brilliant English and were really helpful and friendly.
The weather forecast had this night as the last clear one for a while, the rest throughout our stay would be overcast, so much for advice on which months are good to chase the Northern lights... Anyway, we had arrived too late to join ...

Cross country skiing in the Lyngen Alps

A travel blog entry by helenclare


Ever since living in Switzerland I have loved the mountains. I love to hike them in the summer. Whilst in Winter I love to go skiing and snowboarding. I've tried snowshoe walking and have even been ice climbing, but never cross-country skiing!! Hence it was time to try out this new sport and keep to my work biography reputation of being a "mountain junkie" ;) So ...

Tromso Fjords

A travel blog entry by jowhiting


... accessible by bus it's not always that easy to get there. As with all the trips it was expensive about £90. We booked it before we went as with all the trips we did from the www.visittromso.no site.

Lunch was down on the beach which sounded like a mad idea when Marie told us what we were to do but it was lovely. We sat in a small wooden hut overlooking the sea not far from where we had viewed the Northern Lights the night before. She had made some lovely soup and bread ...

Chasing the Northern Lights

A travel blog entry by jowhiting


... waters below. The lights are caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere caused by solar winds from the sun. Forecasting the lights is notoriously difficult. The lights occur more then 100km above the ground and to see them you should look North as they appear in a belt around the magnetic North Pole. At some points we could make out a faint red glow above the green, but if you are extremely lucky you can see blue and orange ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Fr Langesgate 2, Tromsų, is near Polaria, The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), Arctic Cathedral, and Tromso Fjords.
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