Travel Moments: Deep winter in Tromsø, Norway

The crush of snow underfoot echoes in the deep winter of Tromsø. All other sounds sleep under a white, white blanket, waiting for the sun to rise in six weeks time. I am most intrigued by the pale sky. It fades between hues of blue and grey. That faraway sun, suspended below the horizon, would … More Travel Moments: Deep winter in Tromsø, Norway

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Hunting the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway

Flying to Tromsø, Norway for barely two days in search of the Aurora Borealis (a.k.a Northern Lights) was brazenly optimistic at best. Although the phenomena is commonly seen from this small Arctic island, especially between December and March, even the experts admit that a sighting in highly dependant on the conditions, and is by no … More Hunting the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway