by Rick Hamlin
A trip to Norway. A seven-day cruise on a ferry up the Norwegian coast. A chance to see the deep blue fjords, the snow-dusted peaks, the soft green fields. And in late June and early July when the sun never sets.
It all came about two years ago when my wife, Carol, and I were talking to Fred, our college classmate, who said, “Let’s take a trip together. Go someplace we’ve never been before.” We started out in Oslo and ended up in Kirkenes, far above the Arctic Circle. It was beautiful. But don’t take my word for it. Let these pictures speak.
A church from Viking times
The parable of the “lost sheep” on the hills about Geirangerfjord.
We found some German tourists to take our picture (we didn’t go paragliding!).
You had to get up at all hours to see the celestial light.
Glaciers seen from the water
Reindeer on a hill. Santa comes through later in the year.
Dandelions grow fast in 24 hours of sunlight
“From the rising to the setting of the sun, the name of the LORD is to be praised.” Psalm 113:3
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