Tag Archives: Tromsø

Whale Watching in Tromsø

  Last week’s whale watching safari in the Kaldfjord of Kvaløja/Troms was unfortunately unsuccessful. We booked Northern Sailing, responsible whale watching on an oak shooner as it is known that Northern Norway may be the last resort for these beautiful … Continue reading

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Praying and Fasting in Northern Norway

These days I have met several non-Muslims who wonder how Muslims pray and fast during the holy month of Ramadan when living beyond the Arctic Circle. Two years ago, SaudiAramco World had published an article about the pretty large Muslim … Continue reading

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Sola Tilbake

  Always a big issue, the return of the sun at  69˚40’N 18˚56’E yesterday was celebrated by all international staff with a cacophonia of Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, and English. Berliner Bollen were served and pictures taken of the sun which … Continue reading

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69˚40’N 18˚56’E

One of the numerous peculiarities of the Arctic is, of course, the midnight sun and the phenomenon that, north to the Arctic Circle, sun does not rise in the winter, at least on the 21st of December. Living 400 km … Continue reading

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