Snow in Tromso

A SNOWY ADVENTURE IN THE MIDDLE OF JUNE – HIKING THE MOUNTAINS OF LONGYEARBYEN, SVALBARD

A Monday morning at 78 degrees North, halfway between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole. The air is chilly, a mere 4 degrees, but due to the wind, it feels a lot closer to 0. The mountains are covered by fog and it’s drizzling. Looking at them, I can’t help myself worry about how cold it must be up there when it’s already so miserable down in the valley. Read more.