Overlooking the Lofoten
, Litloy Fyr (Little Island Lighthouse) lies cradled by the Norwegian Sea, a 30-minute boat ride from Laukvik.
Knut was born in Ramberg (Lofoten
) and Arvid just across the water in the mainland town of Bodo, and they proposed bringing 'a small group of first-rate artists together to rehearse and perform chamber music on a high level, but also in a relaxed and holiday-like atmosphere in the spectacular surroundings of the Lofoten
For one thing, the Lofoten
Islands are popular with tourists in winter as well as summer.
One day he was surveying his fiefdom in the Lofoten
Islands, and the next he was gone with his followers in a fleet of longships, never to return.
Another survey--in the Lofoten
archipelago off the Norwegian coast--revealed the Rest Reef, a stretch of deepwater Lophelia coral much larger than even the Sula Ridge.
One finds large firehouses all over the Lofoten
or the not-very-invitingly-named Lorry are the best seafood restaurants.
Half the cod caught from 1984-87 was frozen, but only 29% of last year's diminished tonnage was frozen -- 50% was salted instead, Birkeland estimated, because most of the landings represented larger (Class of 1983) fish caught in the traditional salting and hanging area near the Lofoten
islands, and during weather favorable to salting and hanging.
Burton pro rider Terje Haakonsen is in charge of the season-ending snowboarder's dream week of The Arctic Challenge in the stunning surroundings of Lofoten
The Norwegian rescue services say passengers had been allowed to leave the Bahamas-registered Marco Polo cruise ship, which was carrying more than a thousand people when it ran aground in the Lofoten
archipelago early on Saturday.
They have taken impressive shots of the breathtaking Northern Lights, camping in Norway's Lofoten
islands and there's also a hair-raising picture of the pair standing on the Trolltunga - a lump of rock jutting 700 metres above a Norwegian lake.
Photographers set their gear out on deck with tripods for expensivelooking cameras; others were content to sit in the Panorama Lounge soaking up majestic views ge c views as the ship sailed ever north towards the beautiful Lofoten