End of the road

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

Amazing rocks

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

Varangerøya national park

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

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

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

Nordkapp!

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!

Fresher than fresh

In these parts of Norway there are vast distances of terrain and nature without any people at all. But in between you will find small places where people live all by themselves. One of these places is Mollisjok. No electricity or connection to the main roads, they live a nice and quite life. They offer … Continue reading Fresher than fresh

Reindeer herding

We are well on our way towards Nordkapp and everywhere we go we can see signs of the Sami people moving their herds of reindeer from their winter pastures towards the coast and the summer pastures. Some herds are not that big, but some herds can contain many thousands of reindeer. Check the video link … Continue reading Reindeer herding