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Beach Camping under the Midnight Sun

We just came back from a weekend camping on a nearby island, all feverish from the sun, wind and the buzz of having picture perfect beaches all to ourselves for two days.

Which brings me to the second reflection upon leaving here shortly. Rødøy is beautiful by any standard of measure. I’s hard to believe that places like this actually exist in the world of 7 billion people. Many see beach pictures from here and say, “It looks like the tropics!” I think on days like the ones we just had, it’s arguably better than the tropics. Both have white sandy beaches. The water here is cold. But there’re dramatic mountains and 24 hour daylight. And glorious cleanliness. And unbridled freedom: we can camp anywhere we like, even if the island is private. And solitude. For two days we did not hear another boat, let alone run into anyone else.

  1. Amazing! love all your photos – it does indeed look tropical there!


    June 17, 2012
    • Thanks! Love the magazine you run.

      June 20, 2012
  2. After all it”s difficult to imagine you in Boston, Winston!

    June 18, 2012
  3. Marjolein #

    It looks so wonderful and peaceful!

    June 19, 2012
    • It felt like that, too.

      June 20, 2012
  4. Rosa #

    It looks incredible.

    June 20, 2012
    • And you’re witness this with your own eyes soon!

      June 20, 2012
  5. Dawn #

    It looks great – very peaceful!!

    June 24, 2012
  6. What was the average weather like in the summer months?

    May 20, 2013

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