Given its latitude, Norway is absolutely ideal for setting your sights upon the Northern Lights. Read more about them here.
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While pictured quite pristinely above, Værøy’s reality is quite a bit different. With a name that literally translates as harsh weather island, it’s fitting that the island serves as the setting in one of macabre raconteur Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories, “A Descent into the Maelström”.
Marking the beginning of a fjord-filled trail in Sogn (the largest fjord in Norway and the third-longest fjord in the world), Gudvangen is host to nature at its most spectacular.
Despite the squat visions a troll connotes, Norway’s Trollveggen couldn’t present a more different reality. The tallest vertical rock face in Europe, the Troll Wall represents the height of athletic ambition for climbers and base jumpers alike.
Despite science’s ever-increasing understanding of the world in which we live, there are still certain elements outside of our comprehension. One would be what this videographer describes as “The Arctic Light”, a natural phenomenon that occurs in the springtime where sunrise and sunset convene to create one magnificent show of light and color in the world.
A spectacular aurora borealis can be seen between the border of Norway and Russia at night. In the day, the region provides a perpetually wintry splendor. And in this video, you may witness both.