Yes, we are far away from everything. There is nothing here. Minimalist we spend our day. We only care about warmth, food and drink. A roof over your head is enough. A warming stove. Out here, we think only of the smallest kind of survival. No luxury can rob our lives. We do not even have time for it. It's nice to know that we're getting this lesson out here in the Arctic.
Cod determines life in Lofoten. The preparation of the popular Tørrfisk has not changed in the millennial tradition. The smell also not.
As if the Alps had fallen into the sea, so the mountains of the northern Norwegian group of islands protrude from the North Sea. In other words, the Lofoten Islands seem to have flooded the Alps to a height of 3,000 m. And now only the mountain tops are looking out of the water.
Once a year, in the north, in northern Norway, a very special kind of meeting takes place. Indigenous people remember their ancestors, celebrate their origins and fight for a future in which they can express themselves freely and creatively.
Quite unexpectedly, we found a place that touched us at heart. A place that felt like a home: Runde, a tiny island on Norway's west coast.
I'm wearing a cap and I'm buried deep in two down sleeping bags, only the tip of my nose looks out. The clearly feels the minus 10 degrees ...
When people go to the mountains, they keep praising that stupid distance. We also wanted to do this in the Nordic wilderness in Trollheimen, Norway. Nothing came of it.
Leka, two hours north of Trondheim, is one of Norway's smallest independent municipalities. To stay that way, the island has to open to tourism. Responsible is a 20-year-old.
Crystal-clear water, bright blue skies, white sandy beaches - you'd think we ended up in the Caribbean.
It will be 22, then 23 o'clock. The sun does not set. Also not at midnight or at 1 o'clock in the morning. Between May 20 and July 22, the sun shines in Tromsø 24 hours from the sky.