Lofoten: beyond belief August 1st 2008 I've got only three letters to describe my last few days: WOW.
Let me start from where I last left off. Wednesday morning I went down to the ferry dock in Bodø (pronounced more like 'budda', for the record). I got myself a ticket for the 3 hour trip to Moskenes, a hamlet near the southwestern end of the Lofoten Island chain. I'm in the process of working my way NE back towards the mainland. ... read more
Europe » Norway » Northern Norway » Lofoten Islands 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