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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... just like someone had a laser and was shing it in a straight line. It then started to swirl and move, and I realised it was them. It was very cloudy and what we saw was amazing but not very bright so couldn't get pictures. I was just so happy to see them. They moved and changed very quickly. Hopefully we will try again tomorrow ...
... day again! We arrives in tromso at 2.30 in the afternoon- it was dark. We walked up to our hotel, we didn't have any gloves and so had to stop every few meters to try and warm our hands up as they were stinging with the cold. Tromso is the largest city in the north and is home to 70,000 people, there was much more happening compared to the other places we had been so far. We checked into our hotel, we had a little kitchen and decided to try and warm up and made some soup ...
... greeted by persistent snow - not the predicted partly cloudy skies. We didn't mind as neither my wife or I have ever experienced significant snowfall, so this was a perfect start to our holiday. The only downside was that the good people at Tromsų's airport let international visitors line up outside the terminal building for passport control, meaning we were fairly cold and wet by the time we reached the front of the line.
... and we stopped to take a few photos.
Not long afterwards, we stopped in the forest in a small clearing, where Magne removed some large Thermos flasks from his rucksack and dispensed out hot blackcurrant cordial and some more of the inevitable Norwegian cake.
Then it was time to make our way back, as the sun was already on its way back down again! Magne explained that, in Northern Norway, they only had another week to see the sun, as it ...
... guy explained to us who the aurora is a phenomenon which occurs as a result of solar winds being blasted out as a result of flares and sunspots. The high energy sends the particles from the sun far out into space, where they are attracted to the magnetic poles of the earth and they form an elliptical shape at both poles. At the Antarctic the Southern Lights are known as the Aurora Australis, whereas here they are the Aurora Borealis. Fewer people have seen ...