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Walked by Bamse without stopping as we went from our Hurtigruten ship to a bus going to North Cape. Had a few minutes to stop on the way back. Bamse was a town celebrity and known for leading sailors back from bars to the ship....More
There were books on sale at the nearby museum about this extraordinary dog, Bamse, and the statue of this wonderful Norwegian St Bernard dog is a great tribute to him. His story is well-documented on the Internet about his heroic efforts during the second World...More
The tourist information was closed do to a fire.
So we just saw the monument and continued to drive....
If you're nearby you can stop for a few minutes, but i wouldn't drive there just for the monument.
This amazing dog was a hero, I highly recommend reading about his deeds, which include immense loyalty and even saving lives. His statue is located in front of the souvenir shop in the port of Honningsvag.
This is a stunning statue of a fearless, war hero dog. I had never heard about him before and was intrigued to read of his story and exploits in WW II. Makes a nice photo stop. He sits in front of a nice gift store...More
The statue is a heartwarming tribute to all of the invisible parties in the war, in this case to the canine type. The statue has a nice feeling about it and our dogs felt a kinship with it :) The story itself remains a bit...More