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Good marketing can leave many victims. The Lofoten archipelago surged to the top of numberless top-ten lists with its extravagant peaks and adrenalinic wilderness, and travellers just cannot wait to get there. To do so they have several options: private transport talibans can use cars, motorbikes or sailboats. And in  all these cases they need to cross the Vestfjorden from …

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 …

Our Northern Light experiences are based in the island of Senja and in a small and exclusive islet in the Lofoten archipelago. Accomodation in Senja is sailboat based, while in the Lofoten it’s private resort based. Sailboat Aurora tours. Aurora hunting from a sailboat has the great advantage that our guests can enjoy the view from the boat, meaning that …

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 first of a series of ‘Blues’, images and stories where we try to convey not only the colour of the sea but also the ‘mood’ of a place, in this case of the Lofoten archipelago in northern Norway. The sea is like a white noise, the texture of a sheet of paper where nature draws its …

Nothing beats skialpinism and its fascinating mixture of Romanticism and adrenaline, the skialper says. And how right he is, the mountains and the world all to himself, for he can wander freely where mere mortals would not dare, condemned to squeeze in sad mountain resorts and overcrowded slopes. Yes, when summer arrives, one can charter a boat in Croatia, just …

All you need to know about sailing expeditions in Norway, Alaska, Patagonia and Greenland, in one page. For detailed information and sailplans contact us at swan44cadeau@gmail.com, and follow us on Instagrag: voyages_mag   Quick reference We prepared a quick decalogue about what you need to know before boarding for an expedition in high latitudes: Sailing in high latitudes Publications and …

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 …

Overview: a good example of how tourism can be effectively developed and organized without slaughtering heritage and landscape, the Balearic Islands became an absolute favourite among northerners and Anglo-Saxons… Each island is profoundly different, but all share a very good service for yachts, excellent charter fleets, plenty of anchorages and opportunities for everyone. The top places to visit: Cap Formentor, Ciudadela, Fornells, Port Mahon, …