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Norway June 2002  - BIG Trip…               Return to JRG Home Page...

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We took a trip to Norway in June 2002 to tour the country with our good Norwegian friends (of 45 years). So we had some “expert” tour guides.
As part of our trip planning, we jointly developed a day-by-day itinerary document for the trip.  That document, updated with actual pictures from the trip, formed the basis for these web pages.
We covered a great deal of the Norwegian West & Northern coast, both by car, ferry boat and Coastal Express (cruise ship).  We drove back from far northern Norway (Kirkenes) thru Finland and Sweden, visiting Stockholm for three days and then back to Asker (suburb of Oslo) before returning to Boston….  The trip cover over 5000 km by car and 1000 km by ferry and Coastal Express ship.

      Trip Itinerary:
June 8 – 65th Birthday grilling party, Asker, Norway
June 10 – Eidsvoll – Hamar – Lillehammer
June 11 – Trondheim
June 12 – Torghatten – 7 Sisters Mtns
June 13 – Arctic Circle – Svartisen Glacier
June 14 – Saltstraumenmaelstrom – Skutvik
June 15 –Lofoten Is.– Svolvaer– Kabelvag– Henningsvaer
June 16 – Ballstad– Nusfjord– Flakstad – Sund –
June 17 – Ballstad – Borg – Borkenes
June 18_19 – Hurtigruta Ship – Tromso – Honningsvag
June 20 – Kirkenes – Russian border – Bugoynes
June 21 – Karasjok Sami Parliment – drive to Alta
June 22 – Alta Rock Carvings – Kautokeino
June 23_ 24 – Pajala – Lovanger, Sweden
June 25 – Soderhamn, Sweden
June 25pm, 26, 27 – Stockholm, Sweden
June 28 Stockholm-to-Asker, Norway return trip

You can click on any trip-day above to view pictures from that day/place.  You can also just click on any town/place on the map with links to the same pictures  -  try it...

We have included many web links in the daily itinerary pages if you have some interest in a particular area.
Editors Note: check out the
Lofoten Islands and Stockholm in particular…

Costal Express Album - 68 high resolution photosLofoten Island Album - 82 high resolution photosNorthern Norway, Sweden Album - 84 high resolution photosSouthern Sweden Album - 95 high resolution photosCentral Norway Album - 96 high resolution photos

General Norwegian sightseeing Info…
Typical Norwegian Scenery - really, we traveled to most of the places in this video - beautiful !!
Things to Do in Norway
Current Norwegian Weather...

Technical Notes:
***  UPDATED ***
All of the links to the Photo Albums were update to correct for Google Photos replacing the Google+ Photo Albums.  Google has discontinued  supporting Google+ Photo Albums..

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 Last Updated on March 22, 2019