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Reine – A Norwegian Jewel

Reine – A Norwegian Jewel

The Lofoten Islands appear regularly on lists of the most beautiful places in Norway. And Reine is certainly one of the jewels in Lofoten’s crown. Reine is the administrative center of Moskenes municipality, Norway. It has been a commercial center since 1743. Its beauty attracts thousands of people annually despite its remote location. Although Lofoten […]

Rorbuer at the Tippy-Top of Europe

Rorbuer at the Tippy-Top of Europe

Destination 71° Nord offers fisherman’s cabins at Sarnes on Magerøya island in Finnmark. The company was founded by three people with a great interest in hunting and outdoor life – active in all sorts of outdoor activities, with lots of experience with Finnmark’s nature. Rorbu is the Norwegian name for these cabins (rorbuer is the plural […]

Svinøya Rorbuer – BaseCamp Lofoten

Svinøya Rorbuer – BaseCamp Lofoten

Rorbu? What is that? In Norway, rorbu (plural: rorbuer) is a traditional type of seasonal house used by fishermen, normally located in a fishing village. The buildings are built on land, but with the one end on poles in the water, allowing easy access to boats. The style and term is used along the coast of […]