The Svalbard Archipelago is the gateway to the Arctic. This is where the polar expeditions begin, people come here to see what this Arctic is.
In 2006, the case of man-made disaster (nuclear war, asteroid strikes, etc.), mankind has created a special "ark" to plant seeds. On the 120-meter depth under the ground there are 4.5 million samples of crops all over the world. The project, worth 9 million. Dollars was made at the expense of Norway, and is on its territory. Storage marked out in the village of Longyearbyen on the Arctic Svalbard archipelago of the Arctic Ocean. It is the northernmost settlement in the world with a population of over a thousand people.
Introduction to the Norwegian capital, we started with the most famous park of the city, and perhaps the whole of Norway - Vigeland Sculpture Park ...
"I used to see the fjords ..." I said an employee of the municipal tourist center. "You see, I came to Bergen for two and a half days, and now heard the sound about the fact that you have here nepodlaёku fjords. But where are they, I do not really know."
As you remember, in Flåm do nothing special - all transplanted to the ferry and go further. We sat in front of the ferry on the bus that took us to the border of the nature reserve "Utladalen Valley." The park has its own website. In Utladalene we planned to spend 2 nights in one of the tourist lodges Norwegian Tourist Association (Den Norske Turistforening). All information regarding accommodation was found on their website.
Kjeragbolten - this boulder, once smartly rolled over the plateau Kjerag, about to dive into the Lysefjord, but has not reached the goal, firmly stuck between two rocks. But he got more - a lot of tourists every year visit this place in about two hours drive from Stavanger, just to see this wonderful stone volume of about 5 cubic meters of hanging at an altitude of 984 meters on the fjord, or dare to enter it.