Eliassen Rorbuer
4.0

ELIASSEN RORBUER IN LOFOTEN ISLANDS

Norway has a reputation of being one of the most expensive countries in the world. When we wanted to pay a visit to Lofoten Islands in the northern remote part of Norway, it was difficult to make the decision...
Lofoten, Norway, Moskenes, Hamnøy, Bodø, Visit Norway, Travel, Backpacking, Scandinavia, ferry to Moskenes, hiking in Norway, fishing, Cotopaxi, Gear For Good, Fjord, Reinefjord, Mount Reinebringen

LOFOTEN ISLANDS 101

In a remote area north of the Arctic Circle, we were cozied inside an old fisherman's cabin with majestic mountains jutting out of the Norwegian sea all around us. Known as the Lofoten Islands, it was a dream...
Bodo Hostel, Norway, Where to stay in Bodo, ferry to Lofoten Islands, Ferry to moskenes, Visit Norway
3.7

BODO HOSTEL IN NORWAY

Britnee and I parted ways in Bodo, Norway, one evening as she flew onto Belgium and I awaited my flight to Berlin the following day. So I settled in at the Bodo Hostel for a comfortable stay while my poor wife...
Lofoten, Norway, Moskenes, Hamnøy, Bodø, Visit Norway, Travel, Backpacking, Scandinavia, ferry to Moskenes, hiking in Norway, fishing, Cotopaxi, Gear For Good, Fjord, Reinefjord, Mount Reinebringen

NORWAY PHOTO GALLERY

It took three flights and then a three hour ferry ride from Bodø to Moskenes, but it was well worth the trip to visit Lofoten in northern Norway. Despite some wet and cloudy weather, we enjoyed our days...
Lofoten, Norway, Moskenes, Hamnøy, Bodø, Visit Norway, Travel, Backpacking, Scandinavia, ferry to Moskenes, hiking in Norway, fishing, Cotopaxi, Gear For Good, Fjord, Reinefjord, Mount Reinebringen

VISITING THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS

Riding the ferry back to Bodø from Moskenes, I slumped in my chair and stared out at the grey sea and clouds ahead of us. My body felt like jelly and all I could think was how grateful I was for the...
Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

TAMPERE’S SÄRKÄNNIEMI

Finland was full of relaxation after our two months of heavy traveling through China and Russia. Mark's family greeted us in their cozy summer cottage on the lake, complete with a sauna at the shoreline....
Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

FINLAND PHOTO GALLERY

Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna... plus roller coasters at Särkänniemi. Mark's cousin Oskari cray...
Finland

WELL FED IN FINLAND

We hadn't even reached the Russia-Finland border and I was already enjoying my first Karelian pie. Riding the train from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki, I was finally entering familiar territory and would soon...