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 Michael

Dispatch #4: My epic Hurtigruten voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes

Dispatch #4: My epic Hurtigruten voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes

This week, Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is sailing on Hurtigruten's ship MS Finnmarken from Bergen to Kirkenes. These photos were taken in course of the day, September 6, the fourth day into this northbound voyage.

This week, Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is sailing on Hurtigruten’s ship MS Finnmarken from Bergen to Kirkenes. These photos were taken in course of the day, September 6, the fourth day into this northbound voyage. Learn more about Hurtigruten. Click here to see a slideshow for Day 5. Click here to see Dispatch […]

 Michael

Slideshow, day 4: My epic Hurtigruten voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes

Slideshow, day 4: My epic Hurtigruten voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes

This week, Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is sailing on Hurtigruten's ship MS Finnmarken from Bergen to Kirkenes. These photos were taken in the morning of September 6, between Nesna and Bodø in Nordland county. This morning we crossed the Arctic Circle, which means we're now officially in the Arctic, and the area of Norway that has midnight sun in the summer months. Scroll down if you prefer to watch this as a slideshow.

[SlideDeck2 id=7593] Now, we are in the northern part of Norway approaching the Lofoten islands. Situated between Nesna, Ørnes and Bodø is Saltfjellet mountain where Svartisen glacier is. This area of Norway is quite narrow and the Norwegian-Swedish border follows the mountain range north and south. This morning we also crossed the Arctic Circle – we’re now […]