The Fjords of the Gods

The Fjords of the Gods

High up North along the coast of Arctic Norway lie two long fjords whose names call back memories of ancestral Gods and a civilization that has now become legend. These fjords are the fjords of the ancient Norse Gods. There is a lot we modern people simply don’t...
The Return of the Northern Lights

The Return of the Northern Lights

August nights in Arctic Norway don’t tend to be particularly dark. During the last days of the month, it can only be truly called night for a few hours around midnight. Still, in this darkness, a new light arises, a light that hasn’t been seen in many...
Galactic Auroras !

Galactic Auroras !

We are, as earthlings, lucky to be able to witness the spellbinding beauty of the Auroras. While it is much easier for us to see this fascinating phenomena from our Blue planet, Northern Lights are by no means an exclusively earthly phenomena and can be seen from...
The Aurora through Medieval Arab Eyes

The Aurora through Medieval Arab Eyes

Intellectuals from the Medieval Islamic world were among the wisest and most knowledgeable of their time and some were extremely well-informed about the mysterious North, the land of the Northern Lights and the Polar Night. In the year 922, the Iraqi dignitary and...