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Bodø 2024 European Capital of Culture

First Cultural Capital North of the Arctic Circle – 67°17′00″N In the video it seems that Queen Sonia of Norway herself (86 years old) is skiing 🙂 In Bodø there is also a touch of Italy with Via Querinissima, the historic route of the Venetian captain Pietro Querini who, shipwrecked...

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Aurora Borealis in Tromsø the capital of northern Norway.

There are no polar bears in Tromsø … but only in Svalbard (staying in Norwegian territory). I take you with me on a walk around Tromsø to hunt for the Aurora Borealis or Nordlys (in Norwegian) meaning “the lights of the North.” The photo of the polar bear I took while loitering...

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