Camp Barentz

After returning from our husky tour, we had some free time. A bunch of us went out for lunch. We ended up at a place called Kroa, where I enjoyed a very yummy burger. After lunch, I went back to the hotel and managed to have a quick rest before our lecture started. A localContinue reading “Camp Barentz”

Husky tour

We learned on the bus tour after we first arrived on Spitsbergen, that you can’t keep your huskies in your home. They make too much noise for residential areas, especially if you have a bunch of them. So there are these places out of town where dog owners can house their huskies. If you wantContinue reading “Husky tour”

Arctic adventures commence!

One month ago, I went on an amazing holiday! I travelled north, farther north than I’d ever been before. Early last summer, I had booked a Northern Lights tour to Sommarøy -near Tromsø, Norway- and Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen (or: Svalbard). I had booked this trip even before I went to Iceland at the end of lastContinue reading “Arctic adventures commence!”

Thank you for joining the sightseeing and rafting trip

After a wonderful time with my Viking friend, it was time to say goodbye. The next and final destination of my Norwegian adventure was Trondheim. My friend dropped me off at the bus stop. The bus was comfortable and the trip to Trondheim took about four hours. On the way, we had a ferry crossing,Continue reading “Thank you for joining the sightseeing and rafting trip”


Another stunning summer’s day in Norway! This day, my friend and I decided to have a look around in Kristiansund (not to be confused with Kristiansand, in the south of Norway), a small city, with about 24.500 residents. We didn’t do a whole lot (not that there was heaps to do anyway, haha), just someContinue reading “Kristiansund”