A post by Tom from Adventurous Travels. He and his sidekick Flavio look into some of the more remote and interesting corners of the world. When they say that it is the most beautiful place on the planet, well it’s something worth listening to. The photographs are truly extraordinary. Go, read the post, admire the views, and then settle down with a mug of something and read the rest of the blog. I feel ashamed of my travels around airports and city streets. These guys really get stuck into the travel lark!
Lofoten is extraordinary not only because of the unusual sunrise/sunset times. I must admit it is the most beautiful place on our planet I have ever seen so far. Surrounded by the vast Norwegian Sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, the archipelago is warmed up by its waters and the climate is surprisingly mild, even in winter. The islands emerge suddenly right out of the sea and their pointy peaks resemble the highest parts of the Alps. Surprisingly, apart from the spectacular mountains, Lofoten has… tropical looking beaches that you’d never think could exist so far north.
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