Petter Dass – a Poet and a Priest

Petter Dass Statue, Sandnessjøen

Alstahaug’s Famous Son: In Sandnessjøen town centre is the portly statue of Petter Dass, a poet and a priest who played a key role in Norway’s cultural history. Petter Dass lived and worked in the borough of  Alstahaug for 18 years and is one of the prominent figures who brought fame to the region. Considered […]

Norwegian Food on our Hurtigruten Cruise

Dinner on a Hurtigruten Cruise..

What to Expect of your Hurtigruten Cruise Foods On our winter Hurtigruten Norwegian cruise, there were only about 45 passengers doing the whole round trip journey from Bergen to Kirkenes and back. Along the way a few passengers joined, but generally there’s plenty of room to spread out and mealtimes were very casual.  This is […]