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Lofoten work/adventure

Trip to Lofoten, located in the north of Norway. This was both a work/pleasure trip.

by lebotAbout Me:23 years old. Studying in Sweden. read more

EuropeNorway40 days / June - July 2021

Highs & Lows

Surfing in Unstad and seeing the midnight sun.

The weather was the worst in 30 years unfortunately.

Itinerary Overview

A friend and I took the car from Sweden to a town called Svolvaer in Lofoten which took approximately 20 hours. We were both going to work in the healthcare there and at the same time try to explore the many different things you can do in Lofoten. We arrived in the evening, the sun was shining and the temperature pleasant. Unfortunately this wasn't the case the rest of the 6 weeks. 

  • 40 Nights: Svolvær
    Work and exploring
  • Day trip: Unstad Arctic Surf

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Wouldn't have gone during covid due to mandatotory 8-10 day quarantine.

  • How was the food?

    Unstad has some nice small restaurants/cafés that are nice.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Go hike and try to surf.

  • Transportation Tips?