Entries Tagged ‘darkness’

At the Beginning of Every Sun Season

Today, for the first time, I felt the warmth of the sun on my face.  The sunlight in the field next to our house and on our front balcony was too good not to take a picture of.  The sun was so bright that I had to squint to look in its direction.  My skin […]

First Day of Night

The photo above was taken at midday – the sun never made it over the horizon.  Today was the first day of the long night in Tromsø.  This is the beginning of the dark season, or the dark Winter, where we have no sun for two months.  Technically there are no more sun-days until mid-January […]

Last Sun on Kvaløya

This is the last week of sun before the dark season.  As you can tell I’m taking all the pictures I can.  Soon the sun will disappear for two months but even in the darkness we have a ‘bright season’ – Christmas, and not to mention the Northern Lights.  Tis the season to be jolly.

Green Midnight Sun

When the Midnight Sun is on the other side of Summer unexpected colours fill the sky. Now are the last days of the Midnight Sun here in Tromsø.  Soon the sun will duck behind the mountains.  Then it will touch the horizon again.  When this happens we will have normal days and normal nights for […]

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