North Cape

North Cape

driving all the way to the northernmost place of Europe

Location: 

Nordkapp, Norway

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Journey: 

Personal highlights

  1. North Cape: nearly the northernmost tip of Europe, you can get 1 kilometer further
  2. North Pole: only 2,000 more kilometers to go until the northern end of the world
  3. Tourism: the place offers a fancy cafe, museum, chapel and viewing platforms
  4. Hitchhikers: giving two young Dutch guys a ride back down to the South
  5. Journey: reaching an important milestone, the northernmost tip of Europe!

Image sources

  1. View towards the North Pole
  2. Barren landscape at the North Cape
  3. Nordkapp and its coordinates
  4. Traveler sitting in a globe
  5. Reindeer on the road

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