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Tromsø by Night

February 21, 2015.  Wondering what could possibly top our reindeer sleigh ride, Matthew and I headed off to explore Tromsø a bit more before grabbing supper.  We’d spied a funicular across the water when we’d first arrived, and so we got instructions at the Tourist Information office on how to catch the public bus to the Fjellheisen (“the mountain lift”). Continue reading Tromsø by Night

Tromsø & Santa’s Reindeer

Tromsø, the Capital of the Arctic.

February 21, 2015.  When we asked our colleagues about Norway’s most “can’t miss” moment, they all advised:  “Take a trip to Tromsø for reindeer sleighing, dogsledding, and Northern Lights.” (Oh my!)  So we packed our bags for a long weekend and headed off to the Arctic Circle.  Called the capital of the Arctic, Tromsø is a Norwegian island that sits only about 1,400 miles from the North Pole.  Surprisingly cosmopolitan, the city claims to have the world’s northernmost zoo, botanical garden, hospital, cathedral, commercial brewery, and Burger King, just to name a few. Continue reading Tromsø & Santa’s Reindeer