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Where Europe ends: The North Cape

Our cruise ship pulled into Honningsvag, Norway, and we took a bus to the North Cape: where Europe ends.

Despite being avid tourists, we hadn’t heard of either place.   616 more words

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I am posting this on my blog after having posted it 2 months ago on Facebook. There is only a little new information but I have added a number of pictures. 2,216 more words

Travel Writings

W1610 - On Safari

In my previous post, W1610 – Tromsø Trek I described my nature walk near Tromsø. After leaving Tromsø we sailed around the Northern Cape to Honningsvåg, where we arrived late morning the following day. 752 more words

Black Watch

NORWAY (Part 2) - June 2011

Shades of Russian Grey

After several picturesque ports along the Norwegian coast, our vessel docked in the Russian port of Murmansk.

Reputedly the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, Murmansk is set amongst a beautiful natural landscape which includes a deep harbour and wooded hills which roll away to the south. 1,603 more words

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Beautiful landscape, quaint fishing villages and a Christmas house

Today we docked at Honningsvåg, Norway located on the southeast coast of the island of Magerøya.

We were up early and stepped out onto the balcony to choppy seas below and dark skies above. 1,167 more words


Honningsvåg, Norway

I loved the brightly painted wooden buildings scattered throughout the town, all bathed in the mysterious summertime light of the Midnight Sun. Surrounded by breathtaking fjords and waterfalls, and areas of dense forest,  Honningsvåg is the gateway port for travelers visiting the almost legendary Nordkapp (North Cape), second most northerly point in Europe.