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.
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There is a bleakness about the approach to Skarsvag, the fishing village on top of the world, that is both beguiling and intimidating. The fjords are thunder grey. 538 more words
About to set off on the final 35 km ride to Nordkapp. I’m told it’s uphill most of the way which, bearing in mind the condition of the rear brake pads, is no bad thing… Back here at the hostel in Honningsvåg on Wednesday after a night at the cape before catching the ship south early on Thursday morning.
What a day! Horrendous weather for almost all the cycle but, well, I am in the north of Norway so I can’t complain too much. 116 more words