So far this winter mørketid (the polar ‘night) has been rather grey, without the wonderful colours of the last couple of years. But with only a couple of days til soldag (the end of polar night when the sun first re-appears), this weekend has been different. Yesterday we got pastel pinks and strongly lit clouds on the horizon:
Today, Sunday, started off looking like a re-run of the same, so I was treated to a rose-tinted ride to play for an 11am service in Botnhamn (north on the island of Senja):
After the service though, the sky began to light up. This was Botnhamn:
Once at Gibostad, the view over Gisundet (the sea or ‘sound’ between Senja and the mainland) really open up. The colours changed minute by minute and necessitated frequent stops for pictures!