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Sailing Through The Lofoten Islands  
   

Sailing Through The Lofoten Islands

Some Of The Islands the Hurtigruten Ferry Sails Past
Life In The Arctic Circle

June 26th 2006
I've made it to the Arctic Circle! Had an amazing journey to get here, after spending the day in Trondheim... . When I arrived in Trondheim I noticed lots of flags up and barricades set up alongside the road - "they heard I'm coming to town, this is very kind!", I thought, thinking what a welcome that was! But of course the King and Queen had also decided to turn up at the same time. Anyway, a ... read more
Europe » Norway » Northern Norway » Tromsø

Norwegian Flag Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
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