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Tromso Norway ~ The Gateway to the Arctic

Wednesday June 11th ~ Tromso, Norway Commonly called “The Gateway to the Arctic” because of all the polar expeditions that have departed from here, Tromso sits at 70 degrees north latitude, well inside the arctic circle. Once again the weather … Continue reading

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Norway ~ Hellesylt, Geiranger, the Arctic Circle and the Midnight Sun

Tuesday June 10th ~ At sea, crossed over the Arctic Circle This morning the water was like a bathtub, calm, smooth and not a wave in sight. It is now mid afternoon. About an hour ago we officially crossed latitude 66 … Continue reading

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