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Skomvær Lighthouse: At the tip of Lofoten Archipelago

Skomvær Lighthouse: At the tip of Lofoten Archipelago

Skomvær Lighthouse is on the small island of Skomvær which lies about 9.3 miles (15 km) southwest of Røstlandet in Nordland, Norway.  Røstlandet is the principal island of Røst municipality. The 1.4 square-mile (3.6 square-kilometer) island is the home to most of the residents of Røst. Skomvær is the westernmost island of the Lofoten ridge, 22 miles (35 […]

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Stabben Lighthouse is a marvel

Stabben Lighthouse is a marvel

There are three great lighthouses in Florø municipality: Stabben, Kvanhovden, and Ytterøyane lighthouse. Stabben Lighthouse (Norwegian: Stabben fyr) was established in 1867 and automated 1975. It was listed as a protected site in 1999. Florø is a municipality in The county of Sogn of Fjordane. The lighthouse was commissioned in 1867. It is 81 feet (15.6 […]

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Norway: Getting there, getting around once you’re there

Norway: Getting there, getting around once you’re there

Norway is beautiful. It soars. It stretches the mind. You get to look far, far into the distance. You are not crowded at all because Norway has plenty of elbow room. Getting around in Norway turns out to be one of the pleasures of visiting Norway. Getting to your destination presents you with unexpected pleasures. […]

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