Norway Day 6: Midnight Sun in Berlevåg

After the guys did soundcheck in Berlevåg, and we checked into our Pensjonat, we headed back to the Neptun Pub – this is where they were both staying and playing gigs for two nights.

Here’s the English page for the Pensjonat (pronounced penshonat). They have rooms that have a shared bathroom and upstairs, apartments that have their own bathrooms. We booked one of those apartments and they were really nice and very comfortable and roomy with a full kitchen. The shades are not adequate for midnight sun conditions, though, so bring a sleep mask! The pensjonat owner speaks English fluently and you can book by email. He was super nice to us while we were there and arranged for breakfast on our schedule. It’s the only place in Berlevåg to stay, but it’s very nice, so that is ok!
http://www.berlevag-pensjonat.no/norsk/home/

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Here was our view from the pub:

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We hung out with the guys and ate a pizza at the pub for dinner, which was really nice. The guys encouraged us to go check out the midnight sun, we took them up on it and missed their first set. We caught the later ones though! (They played sets at 12, 1, and 2am.)

We caught our first midnight sun glimpse from the pensjonat:
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Then we headed out for a good view. Bjørn strongly suggested we take a walk on the beach so we aimed to do just that!

Honestly Belevåg was a spectacular place to see the midnight sun.

First we went out to the lighthouse, called Kjølnes fyr (lighthouse). The original one was destroyed during the War – and also, it is not on in the summer because of the midnight sun! More about the lighthouse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kj%C3%B8lnes_Lighthouse

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Next, the beach!
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Midnight sun selfie!
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I think these are reindeer footprints!
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Stunning!

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