Our trip has officialy ended and we are now going back home. But we are doing this in the best way posible, going by boat along the coast. More specificaly we have booked a 5 day voyage with Hurtigruten and their ship MS Polarlys. Here we will relax in the best way possible, watching the … Continue reading Going back home in style
Yes! We have reached Vardø after almost 15 months on the road! For the last 5 days we have had the chance to relax and had plenty of time to check out the city of Vardø. We visited the Vardøhus Fortress, which is the northernmost star fort in the world. And right next to the … Continue reading End of the road
Walking 25 km from Persfjord, we passed Vardø and went straight to Kibergneset, which is the most easterly point of the main land of Norway. This is our last and final mile stone for our trip, reaching last extreme point of Norway! Here we made camp amongst the ruins from the 2. World war. The … Continue reading Kibergneset
Persfjord and the surrounding area is an amazing place, just out of this world. You can clearly see the evidence of the post-glacial rebound (the rise of the landmass after the last ice age) by all the old beaches that stretches from todays sea level and many hundreds of meters up mountain sides. Another unique … Continue reading Amazing rocks
We are going fast and hard, so to reach Vardø before the snow conditions become more awful than they already are. Rivers and streams are opening up almost beneath our feet as we go along. So we cover around 40 km each day, so to not become trapped by flooding rivers. In just 3 days … Continue reading Varangerøya national park
When the spring arrives here in the north, it arrives fast. We have gone from full winter to almost full summer in just a week. Some places we have skied more on dry ground than on snow. This has led us to drop a lot of equipment, so that we have the possibility to pack … Continue reading Spring has arrived
After reaching Nordkapp, we returned to a coastal settlement called Repvåg. Here we had left some of our equipment before going out the Nordkapp plateau. We had chosen this place not only for the ease of storing equipment, but also to be able to achieve another big goal; crossing the Porsanger fjord. This is a … Continue reading Row, Row, Row Your Boat
We are finally here! Nordkapp! The northernmost point of Noraway and also the whole of mainland Europe. To get here, we first had to walk the 7 kilometre long underwater tunnel to Magerøya island. This was kind of a new milestone achievement, since this was the lowest we have ever been on the trip, 212 … Continue reading Nordkapp!