The archipelago in the northern Norway is incredibly beautiful and unique. Although it is located in the Arctic Circle, the climate here is surprisingly mild. It is an anomaly – the weather in Lofoten is really warm considering its Nordic latitude. It also has a rich marine life, including the biggest deep water coral reef on the planet.
Located on the northernmost island in the Vesterålen archipelago, the beach is definitely the most beautiful here. The whole island has a dramatic surface, high peaks, protruding for 705 m (2313 ft) like Kvasstinden and mountain range, which also surrounds this beach. The island, Hoyvika and more beaches can be explored on a coastal trek from Stave to Bleik.
The impressive wall is part of Trolltindene mountain in the Romsdalen valley. The 1,100 m (3,600 ft) height wall is the tallest vertical rock in Europe. It is a desirable challenge for the climbers and base jumpers. The rock is not solid: the frequent storms and melting ice cause rockfall.
Only 75 km long, the river however passes some incredible sites, while it stretches from its source to Lake Tjaktjajaure. The most famous part of the river is the Laitaure Delta at the mouth of the lake. Due to the unspoiled nature and rough landscape the area sometimes is referred to as the “Alaska of Europe”.
Gothenburg is a vibrant city full of life and creativity lying at the west coast of Sweden, combining a modern innovative feeling with a history as a former working class city with its centre at the port.