Summer Island is a beautiful little coastal town in Tromsø’s west. It’s one of my most favourite hideaways as the ocean views are spectacular. Because of the coastal weather the panoramas change constantly in colour and atmosphere. Every visit brings a new perspective of the beauty and majesty of Tromsø’s best kept secret. Sommarøy is […]
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The further ‘out of the way’ you go the more common it is to see folk cottages standing by the side of roads, along fjords or in a thicket of trees, minding their own business.
Norwegians have the best sense of humour. I thought this was just a boat shed and the local fishermen were ‘having a go’. But as it turns out this little seaside shack is actually the home of a special exhibition detailing the history of fishing in Northern Norway. The life, tradition and adventures of local […]
It seems we have a little problem in Tromsø. In Summer, residents have to play dodgems with the local seagulls. To me seagulls are like pigeons – just add water and they become the flying rats of the sea. However, in Norway they have the biggest seagulls I’ve every seen – the Great Black-Backed Gull […]