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The Lyngen peninsula is almost completely surrounded with a road, with the exception of the North eastern side. So if you are looking for a mountain where the only tracks will be yours, you have to sail somewhere else. Not far, actually, but far enough to need your own private boat. A few islands offer challenging mountains, Amazing views and …

Nordlight X provides insights, experiences and travels in high latitudes. All our journeys are tailor made. Sailing the Lofoten Archipelago, for sailors who sailed almost everywhere without knowing they just missed the best sea. Sail and ski in the Lyngen Alps and outer Islands, ski-sailing expeditions for all levels of expertise who dream of virgin powder Digital detox in the …

This article is a very succint decalogue of what a sailor must expect from, and therefore prepare to, a cruise in high latituides, meaning roughly North – or South – of the 50th parallel. General meteorology. Besides being often extreme, the main characteristic of the weather in high latitudes is its extreme volubility. Conditions are governed by the passing of …

If I were Odin I would holiday in the Lofoten, but my own private Asgard would be in Senja. The beauty of the Lofoten islands and the excellent marketing work of its business-oriented inhabitants give most travelers the impression that Norway, for all practical purposes, ends there. Most boats which arrived here, admittedly a long way off everywhere else, just …

Sailing expeditions in Norway Cruise collection: Sailing and hiking in the Lofoten Ski and sail in Senja and northern Norway   Cruise Date IN Date OUT Days Port IN Port OUT Cruise info link 1901 mar-1 mar-12 10 Bodo Tromso Sailing and Whale watching 1902 mar-16 mar-23 7 Tromso Tromso Ski sailing 1902 mar 23 mar 30 7 Tromso Tromso …

A cruise between the thousand of islands of the Aland archipelago is pure magic, unless one is a compulsive tropical sailor. Even if the gin-tonic-cold water looks Nescafe and there are more underwater rocks than Iphones, the light would be enough to make the trip worthwhile. Highlights – amazing scenery and thousand of picture-perfect islands; – calm waters along most of the …

Mount Sarmiento and the surrounding valleys and fjords are one of the least explored areas of the World. Only four expeditions ever reached the summit and there are no trails or crossings or signs whatsoever. It’s ours to discover. The story Reaching the summit of Mount Sarmiento had always been the life-long of Father Alberto Maria de Agostini, the man …