Thon Hotel Lofoten

Torget, Svolvaer, Nordland, North Norway, 8300, Norway | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Svolvaer

Lofoten Islands

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins


... hope it won't rain. Actually the sky is almost clear at the moment and the aurora forecast is "go try" so we are taking it in turns to do patrols around the deck every 15 mins and if it doesn't get too cold may stay out at midnight as that is the best chance of seeing ...

A place of incredible beauty

A travel blog entry by troyrowe


... I managed to make it all the way back down the mountain without any more incidences and hiked the 2km back to the guesthouse to shower and patch myself up.

That afternoon I wandered up a couple of the other smaller surrounding mountains, this time without any gear as I was still in a bit of pain, before heading back to the guesthouse to cook up a random dinner with food left over by previous guests before getting into bed for an early night.


A travel blog entry by baileyl

... br> As we settled into our cabin for the evening, an announcement broke out on the ship's tannoy - Northern Lights ahead! Everyone made for the outside deck. Our eyes were fixated on the stars in the hope of seeing the green light - and after just a few minutes we were well rewarded. A green streak appeared in the sky above and glided across from left to ...

Making the best of the bad weather

A travel blog entry by flyingbat


... room. The paintings are spread out over the first 2 floors and the third floor is mostly photographs of the fishermen and their work. There are also 1 or 2 examples of Lofoten Rugs that the people used to make. I liked Gunnar Berg's paintings. But I especially liked Karl Erik Harr's ones. They depict and were influenced by the fjords, the landscape and the way of life of the people of his coastal home.

On the second floor there is a section of his drawings and ...

Northern Lights Basecamp

A travel blog entry by flyingbat


... barley seeds in it, with a topping of blackberry flavoured juice. All of it was scrumptious and I was stuffed afterwards.

The storyteller, Johnny, arrived at 7pm. Fair play to him for driving through the snow storm. He had to drive back to Svolvaer afterwards as well! Johnny is from Svolvaer and is retired. He and his wife traveled and lived abroad and he ended up being a guide back in the Lofoten Islands. So I was his only audience. Both Rodrigo and Johnny made ...

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