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
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
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
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
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