Northern Lights: Days 6 – 11 – Plague

The Polar Night Half Marathon went off without issue and even featured some nice fireworks at the start and finish. The bars were open until late (or early…). From the hotel restaurant area, I could see some of the festive town streets. They were simply gorgeous in the holiday lights, snow, and ice! Tromsø is such a quaint town inside… Continue reading

Northern Lights: Day 5 – Travel Day to Norway

Pumped full of drugs, today I traveled to Oslo and then on to Tromsø. The car ride from the airport into Tromsø proper was interesting. I’ve never before experienced a roundabout deep inside a mountain tunnel! They also have intersections in the tunnel as well. The view from the hotel room was wonderful! You can see my favorite cathedral, The… Continue reading

Tromsø and the Northern Lights

I’ve been to Tromsø in the summer.  I loved it.  I loved all of Norway.  Now, I have to go back during the winter so I can shoot the Northern Lights.  I had no idea they were so pronounced this far south, even though Tromsø is in the Arctic Circle. Having been so enchanted by this place, I’ve paid attention… Continue reading