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Surviving the Sunless Season Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

North of the Arctic Circle, there’s no sunrise in the winter sky. But do Northern Norwegians really live in total darkness? I asked Bjørn Farbu – a doctor until recently residing in Harstad – about life in mørketida (the dark season). What brought you to Nord-Norge (Northern Norway)? My girlfriend is from Tromsø. We met…

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Northern Lights Posted by on Apr 20, 2010

I’ve been told that seeing nordlys, also known as Aurora Borealis, is one of the most spectacular sights a person can see.  I have seen nordlys in Minnesota a few times, both during the fall and winter and don’t get me wrong, they were certainly cool.  However, based on the reactions I’ve heard and read from…

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