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You have to do it, at least, once in your lifetime! Enjoy the midnight sun in the Summer, and the northern lights during Winter, if you are lucky!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Boliden, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You have to do it, at least, once in your lifetime! Enjoy the midnight sun in the Summer, and the northern lights during Winter, if you are lucky!

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Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you have time and patience.. see the nature in its full glory. Take a train from Bodo to Trondheim (Incidentally this is the first point where you could get a train from North of Norway, as there are no trains across to Tromso and Kirkenesse). Its approx 8-9 hrs of train journey, ensure to take the day train if... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We passed by a marker on an island a few days before solstice on a beautiful NCL ship and nailed two items on my bucket list - above arctic circle and experiencing the midnight sun. Hard to describe the experience of sun light flooding our cabin at 3 am in the morning. One has to see to believe.

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Brooklyn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The MS Lofoten is 51 years old and, while it retains an old world dignity and sophistication, it is not musty or creaky; it is aging gracefully indeed. This is a B&B at sea experience. If you are one for more large anonymous hotel experiences, then you might be better off with one of the newer and 3 times as... More 

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belgrade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've crossed through Arctic circle tree times-twice in Sweden and one times in Norway-and every times it was unforgettably and fascinating.In my third certificate reads:This certificate is to verify that the bearer has crossed the Arctic Circle, and is thereby granted the freedom of the land of the midnight sun. Do you need more? But be ware, if you speak... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Even though we have passed the Arctic Circle before, it feels like you are travelling to a special place as you voyage northwards. The beautifully sculpted skeleton metal globe tells you of the moment that you pass into the true north. If you are on a Hurtigruten ship, and get 'baptised' by having a ladle full of ice and freezing... More 

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you let you concentration wander you can miss the Arctic Circle marker, but does that matter when you know you are almost at the top of the world. What a buzz! The mountains and fjords are stunning and although weather is changeable, it makes it more breathtaking.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My visit occurred in winter 2004. There's a surreal feeling that comes with being so far North along the Earth's surface. There were interactive displays at the time of my visit. This is a fantastic experience for high schoolers in a Geography club. If you have young children and indulge in their playfulness, there's also a post box for mail... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having taught Geography for 30+ years I knew all about it, but it is remarkable - as you cross the sun just kisses the horizon, after that it just calmly circles the sky. Makes going to bed interesting as it does not feel like night time!

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A fantastic location with a good visitor centre including a shop, cafe, toilets. The area includes war memorials to the prisoners of war who constructed the road- a poignant reminder of the price that was payed by many. Good views of some of the remaining ice fields and although it is an obvious tourist spot it is possible to get... More 

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