Norway: The road to Havøysund

Hello there, lovely couple. Thank you for sharing your travel photo gallery of Norway. I know that Norway is one of the most stunning country on earth, blessed with incredibly spectacular natural beauty! My sister had lived in Norway for more than 20 years, she loves traveling all over the country and sharing photos in her FB. Keep on taking photos, to keep us glued to our screen, filled with gratitude for what God has blessed the earth.

Adventure 69°North

There are 18 stretches of road in Norway so spectacular they have been designated National Tourist Routes. One of those is road 889 to Havøysund. Despite living in Finnmark until I moved south to start my university studies about 15 years ago I had not experienced this road yet – so this trip was long overdue.

Nasjonal turistvei HavøysundRoad 889 winding through a rugged landscape

reindeer-finnmark-1-of-1Reindeer along the road

The National Tourist Route to Havøysund runs from the costal sami village Kokelv to fishing village Havøysund, a total distance of 67 km. For most of the trip we drove with the Arctic Ocean on one side and a barren rocky landscape on the other.

Nasjonal turistvei Havøysund NorgeSlate rock formation along the road

For most visitors coming to Finnmark the goal is North Cape at 71°North and many remain unaware of this detour through arctic coastal culture outside of the beaten path.

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