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Nor­way SV Anti­gua 10/28-2018/11/04

The 2018 voya­ge with SV Anti­gua from Trom­sø to Bodø was again a love­ly fina­le for a gre­at arc­tic sea­son 2018. In late Octo­ber and ear­ly Novem­ber, light and wea­ther are stam­ped by the arc­tic win­ter and polar night rather than the nor­t­hern sum­mer and mid­night sun (click here for some more infor­ma­ti­on about polar night and mid­night sun on this web­site). The­se quite spe­cial light con­di­ti­ons may bring a lot of beau­ty to a coun­try that is stun­nin­gly beau­tiful any­way, with count­less moun­tai­neous islands, fjords and sounds.

Also this year, we were lucky to see some Orcas in the begin­ning, that’s some­thing that money just can’t buy – and the same is true for the famous nor­t­hern light. Initi­al­ly, we had some pro­blems to coor­di­na­te auroral acti­vi­ty and a clear sky, but later we got some beau­tiful dis­plays of the Auro­ra borea­lis in Lauk­vik (click here for more infor­ma­ti­on about nor­t­hern lights and nor­t­hern light pho­to­gra­phy on this web­site).

We visi­ted a lot of inte­res­t­ing places, we did and we saw a lot, espe­ci­al­ly con­side­ring that a week is not an awful lot of time and the fact that the days are not exact­ly get­ting lon­ger at this time of year … sun­set around 3 p.m.! So we real­ly had to use the day­light time available, and I think this is just what we did. Just have a look at my blog for some pho­tos and sto­ries. You can also visit some of the places in my 360 degree pan­ora­ma coll­ec­tion, inclu­ding Skro­va (in suns­hi­ne!) and Nusfjord (dito!).

Pho­to gal­lery – Orcas and nor­t­hern lights, high reso­lu­ti­on pho­tos from Rolf

Here are some of my pho­tos of the Orcas and nor­t­hern lights in high reso­lu­ti­on (click on the thumb­nails to get high res files that you can store local­ly, plea­se feel free to use them for any pri­va­te pur­po­se).

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.


Here is the tri­plog in two dif­fe­rent file sizes (con­tent is iden­ti­cal):

Pho­to gal­lery – Trom­sø-Skjer­vøy-Ves­terå­len-Ofo­ten-Lofo­ten

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.



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last modification: 2018-11-10 · copyright: Rolf Stange