On our last day in Norway we sadly had to leave our lovely little house in Åroybukt to drive back to Tromsø. Continue reading
Our expectations for Tuesday night were kinda high as the aurora forecast was extremely good and the skies were clear. Continue reading
On Tuesday we wanted to explore the Lyngenalps area a little. The weather was perfect again even if it was pretty cold. Therefore we drove to the other side of the mountains our holiday home was on. Continue reading
Amazingly with an aurora forevast of only 2 out of 9 for Monday we only looked out of the window out of habit and wow there was an incredible show! We jumped into our warm clothes, grabbed hat, gloves, camera and tripod and headed outside! Continue reading
After having spend a wonderful quiet and relaxing first night in our beautiful holiday home we enjoyed a lengthy breakfast and followed the recommendation of our host to hike to a nearby lake. Continue reading
For Sunday we had planned a driving day as its pretty far from Alta down to Lyngenfjord (350km). Continue reading
As the Lyngenalps and Lyngenfjord are supposed to be a prime location to watch the aurora, supposedly the weather is more often clear, as the clouds get trapped in the mountains coming from the sea, our expectations were up to see some northern lights in Årøybukt 🙂 Continue reading
After a much more quiet night in the hostel (well everything is quiet compared to our cabin on the ship) we started our trip down south again. Our destination for the day was Alta. Alta is the biggest town in the Finnmark area with a population of about 20.000.
After a more quiet Night, only two ports during the night, we woke up to seeing a herd of reindeer out of our window. The scenery in total was beautiful because it had snowed earlier and everthing was white. For some pictures continue after the jump.
Yesterday we cruised until Tromsø and then further north. When we woke up the sea was pretty rough.