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Tornados – All you need to know

What we do: Read more about NSSL’s tornado research here. What is a tornado? A tornado is a narrow, violently rotating column of air that extends from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. Because wind is invisible, it is hard to see a tornado unless it forms a condensation funnel made up of […]
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Lofoten Islands

“The beauty of this place is simply staggering”. Lonely Planet The Lofoten Islands are draped across the turbulent waters of the Norwegian Sea, far above the Arctic Circle. This rare wilderness outpost offers an untrammelled landscape of majestic mountains, deep fjords, squawking seabird colonies and long, surf-swept beaches. If you are seeking unforgettable nature experiences, Lofoten will […]
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Hiking in Senja Island

Senja Island – Norway The steep mountains plunging deep into the ocean are a breathtaking sight and the most prominent feature of this stretch. The road is narrow here and there as it twists and turns along fjords with crystal clear, icy-cold waters. So cold that no matter how inviting the beaches with their pure […]
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Tips if you wanna travel to Switzerland

SWITZERLAND TRAVEL GUIDE As one of the most expensive countries in Europe, Switzerland is often skipped over by budget travelers. Having been here, I can say that before you even get out of the train station/airport, you’ll begin to wonder “how the heck did I spend so much money already?!” It is an expensive country […]
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Spitsbergen | Svalbard

Svalbard (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈsvɑːlbɑː, ˈsvɑl-];[3] prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen, meaning “jagged mountains”) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole. The islands of the group range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° […]
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Machu Pichu

Ancient Inca City of Machu Picchu illuminated by sun.   Ruins of Incan Lost city in Peruvian jungle. UNESCO World Heritage site, Peru, South America. Machu Picchu  is a 15th-century Inka citadel situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District in […]
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Night Photography

Biography Aaron Groen Astrophotography, Milky Way and Fine Art Photography by Artist Aaron J. Groen based out of South Dakota, USA If you want to learn more about star photography please contact Aaron at his homepage Website – homegroenphotography.com/
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Orcas Should Be In The Wild

Orcas Should Be In The Wild   CNN wrote that killer whale calf was born mid April at SeaWorld San Antonio in Texas, marking the last one birthed in captivity at the company’s marine parks. SeaWorld announced last year that it would end its killer whale breeding program. Takara, the mother of the newborn calf, […]
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Senja Island Norway – This is why we love our Island

Article from The Guardian: Senja Island slice of English summer for low single digits on a four-day cycle tour of the Norwegian island of Senja. Fortunately, the mercury “skyrocketed” by three degrees upon my arrival at Tromsø airport … ah, to be English and bringing the weather. I pulled on my long-johns, picked up my […]
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