North Pole Fun Facts

The sun sets over the Lofoten Islands, northern Norway

The sun sets over the Lofoten Islands, northern Norway

Just in time for Christmas, this is a link to a story in Budget Travel magazine about the most mythical place on earth. Even though I traveled to Norway this past summer and into the Arctic Circle, I didn’t quite make it all the way to the North Pole. Perhaps next time.

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11 thoughts on “North Pole Fun Facts

  1. As the sun sets over northern Norway perhaps Chrismas at the North Pole would be an adventure. I didn’t know, according to the article, that there are two North Poles. Tonight is Christmas eve and tomorrow will be Christmas day. Here’s wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!


    • And a Merry Christmas to you, too, Mary. I think Christmas at the North Pole (either one of them 🙂 ) would be a marvelous adventure (altho cold). Here’s hoping you have a wonderful New Year.


  2. Merry Christmas, Jennifer!


  3. Have a wonderful Christmas Jennifer and a very, very happy new year! I look forward to many more wonderful posts in 2013! 🙂


  4. joyweesemoll

    That may not be the North Pole, but it sure is gorgeous. Thanks for making my Christmas Eve a bit brighter! We’ve got a gray day, here. Merry Christmas!


    • You’re welcome, Joy. I’m glad you liked it. Northern Norway is the closest I’ve ever come to the North Pole. There’s actually a shop up there on North Cape, Norway, called The Christmas House.
      There’s something magical about beautiful sunsets, isn’t there? Our day today is actually quite gray as well, so I might be staring at this photo a bit myself to brighten things up. Let’s plan that tomorrow, at least, will be merry whatever the sky decides to do 🙂


  5. Gorgeous shot – I’d like to get up to Iceland some time. Hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas.


    • Thank you, and those are my thoughts, too, about Iceland. It’s definitely on my Bucket List. The best of Christmas wishes to you, too. Mele Kalikimaka 🙂


  6. Fun post, Jennifer….I have my impression of the North Pole forever tinged by Dark Matter, the ghost story by Michelle Paver. Chilling stuff, but still mythical…


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