Accidental Aurora

I was out around Tromsø last night taking photos (the weather forecast was not looking good, so we decided not to try another light hunting tour), and this photo was one of the last ones I took in the night. At the time I thought I was just taking a photo of the bridge, so was rather amazed when I saw the shade of green in the sky. Turns out that even if you can’t see the Aurora, they can still be lurking behind clouds, and visible to a camera.

Fjord and back

They say the journey is more important than the destination. When the journey is an eight hour round trip, then that rule certainly applies. On paper, yesterday’s trip sounded like it was going to be amazing – a bus trip through the valleys, a two hour ferry trip through the fjords, a winding railway up the mountain and then another train back to Voss. Sadly the reality was not quite what we’d been expecting.

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