This summer, I went to the north of Norway to celebrate my daughters name day. I wanted to celebrate it in my home town, Melbu, situated in a region called Vesterålen. This is directly on the border to one of the worlds most famous island groups, the Lofoten Islands, with all its beauty.
With friends and family, we traveled a whole day to get there (you can find travel tips on “how to get there” in the very first blog post on Charlotteontheroad, which was of course a post about my home town), and they were all amazed.
Since I`ve already shared with you all how to get there (and general tips on what do do), I want to just share some images with you to give you an impression of the place and maybe inspiration to jump on a plane!
To experience the nature, it`s not necessary to be in great shape. We had a mixed group including even children, and we all had a wonderful time enjoying the beautiful nature.
This hike up a mountain called “Haugnyken” is a nice hike even for children. One can also book a boat trip and go out fishing. That`s lots of fun! But no action is sometimes just perfect, refilling the batteries in amazing surroundings.
There are several white beaches throughout the area, perfect for surfers or just for collecting shells or going for a walk.
Nature is like poetry. Melbu is my favorite poem. I hope you enjoyed the little journey!
(Photos: Jorge Diaz Leiva)
Dare to make your dreams come true – the journey starts with a single step!
– Charlotte –