The Far North of Norway
Thought for the day…”Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.”
“We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.”
Two more photos from the far north of Norway (70 degrees north). At this time of year, there is 24 hours of daylight, as the sun never goes below the horizon. Whilst the Norwegians may get excited about having 24 hours of daylight, it is not in fact very useful, because you still have to sleep. And the other side of the coin is that in winter it has 24 hours of darkness (the so-called ‘eternal night’) so it must be extremely depressing then. Seen here in the photo is one of the many cruise ships which visit at this time of year, this one the ‘Mein Schiff’ from TUI Cruises. Built in Finland at a cost of some 360 million euros, it carries around 2500 passengers, so is much smaller than the 6000+ passenger ships that cruise the Caribbean. Seen here in Honningsvag, Finnmark, Norway.
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