3 months of Scandinavia in the autumn and winter of 2021, the route.

In this blog we look back on 3 months of traveling through Scandinavia in the autumn and winter of 2021. This is the route we took, from Etten-Leur to the ferry in Helsinki to Tallin, 9,640 km: We recorded our route with a Spot X, 2-Way Satellite Messenger. This means that we can be followed … Read more

Northern Finland and Santa Claus

On the return journey from the North Cape, we drive through Northern Norway and Northern Finland, Lapland, and visit Santa Claus in Rovaniemi. The far north is mostly barren, with snow plains and frozen lakes. Later the landscape changes into forest, forest, forest and lakes, lakes, lakes with lots of snow and ice and slippery … Read more

YouTube video: Norway in Wintertime, from Oslo to the North Cape

We travel through Norway from south to north with rain and snow, full moon and the Northern Lights. We start south-east of Oslo as we cross the Swedish border on an autumn day. We visit a rainy Oslo and drive over the wintry Hardangervidda to a drizzly Bergen. Along the challenging fjord coast of Southern … Read more

The Norwegian Land Rover Club, North Section

We have been invited by the Norwegian Land Rover Club, North Section for their end-of-year gathering in Setermoen on November 27 and 28, 2021. Remi, the North Section President, approached us at the Biltema car park in Finnsnes. We gladly accept the invitation and drive on the 27th to the location indicated by Remi on … Read more

The Island of Senja

After the Lofoten we drive on to the island of Senja. In summer this is a holiday island where the beaches are well visited, in winter Senja is characterized by the beautiful arctic landscapes. The images in this blog speak for themselves. Some more footage in the video below:

How we arm against the Arctic winter

In our recent posts it was already clear that we have entered winter in Northern Norway. In this blog we describe how we arm ourselves against the Arctic winter. Our bodies and our car are well protected against the cold we experience here. How do we protect ourselves? Our food First of all, luckily we … Read more

The Lofoten

After the crossing from Bodø to Moskenes we spend the night in a bare parking lot. It’s still raining in Lofoten, it still looks like autumn. But over the course of our stay, the gale-force winds and rain give way to calmer weather and snow, as befits this beautiful archipelago in the Arctic winter above … Read more