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This rock formation is a geological wonder a fissure several metres wide in a cliff overhang shaped like a big gate. The midnight sun shines through this gate between midnight and two in the morning. The views of the rock formation “Hornet” are...more
Heidi in the Christmas house
Heidi invites all into her Christmas house for home made waffles, coffee, gluewein and an informative talk about living in the far north.
Well worth a visit if you are way up there.
This hike was one of the tour options we had on our recent cruise trip to Honninsvag. While lots of people opted to visit the North Cape, we were really glad we opted for this hike instead. The hike begins near the Kirkeporten Campground just...More
Hike was the focus of a cruise tour and I am so glad we did it. Beauty everywhere in varied forms and styles! It is not too difficult, if you are aware and used to hiking. Weather changed nearly as often as the scenery-overcast, rain,...More
In Honningsvag the Hurtigruten cruise offered a couple of day trips. The cruise director did inspire us to do any of the trips but I found some interesting reviews about the North Cape and the Fishing Village. The fishing villages won. The cruise directors have...More
When you enter Skarvag on the left side of the road you will see a sign for a hike to Kirkeporten. You walk up the hill, down the hill on the other side, where you find a gate out of stone ( natural phenomena). Standing...More
Well worth the trip and the scenery and village are amazing!! Heidi made everyone feel so welcome. She showed us the king crab (it wanted to go back to the sea!) and also the women who baited the lines for the boats. She also showed...More
in small print was an alternative excursion i asked the chap in charge of the excursions from the hurtigruten front desk and they told me about meeting heidi and a fishing village.
everyone else in fact 3 busloads were going to the north cape.. which...More
As it was snowing when we visited from a cruise ship .As a key stage One teacher I recognised it from the Geography programme Barney Bear goes to Norway from many years ago !!!Our tour guide lived in the village and was very informative and...More