The world’s northernmost village, Honningsvag, the gateway to the North Cape, is a completely modern fishing harbor set in a land of forests, fjord waters, and crashing waterfalls, everything bathed in summer by the eerie light of the midnight sun. Only the chapel withstood the German destruction of 1944. It’s some 50 miles nearer to the North Pole than Hammerfest, on the Alta-Hammerfest bus route.

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