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Across the polar circle, along Norway

Back when we were in the planning stage, we thought that hiking the Lofoten mountains would be the peak of our polar experience. We're so glad that we were wrong, it was merely the beginning of a unique trip. We've tagged team with Ola and Mariusz and left stormy Reine, heading north. We've passed along deep fjords, mountains of attractive and untouched wilderness, went into tunnels of incredible length, through landscapes where only the road disturbed the peace.
Vågan Church (oldest church in Lofoten, 1898) The harbor in Svolvær, northern Lofoten Typical landscape in central Lofoten We left Lofoten islands the same day, during the night and camped somewhere along the road, close to Saltstraumen, while it was raining. This experience itself was special. The only sign of human presence was the road, equipped with some sort of devices that made sounds every time cars were approaching in order to prevent wild animals, especially moose, from crossing the street.
Next morning, after…