Extreme Arctic surfers
• Extreme Arctic surfers
When we say the word "surfing" is probably pop up images of hot, white sand beaches with palm trees. And you can hardly think of this not really a suitable place for surfing, as the Arctic Circle.
Today we go to the Lofoten Islands in the Arctic Circle, where each year thousands of surfers come to the Arctic waters of the north of Norway.
Lofoten Islands, Norway. ocean temperature is 6-7 ° C, air temperature - about 0 ° C.
Despite the fact that the archipelago located in the Arctic Circle and the North Pole Cold Verkhoyansk and Oymyakon, due to the influence of the Gulf Stream in the southern islands of the archipelago, even in the coldest month temperature is usually above zero.
It is believed that the Gulf Unstad Bay, which has some of the most beautiful scenery in Scandinavia.
Briefing. Unusual to see a surfboard, lying in the snow.
The Nordic beauty and the northern lights.
Surf at sunset.
The main thing - to catch a wave on a snowy bank.
The house and the view from the window at Unstad - one of his more well-known locations for surfing.
Mist and mountains.
Pony on the Lofoten Islands, March 8, 2016.
Lusk. Harsh but beautiful place.
The Russian language is often called the island "Lofontenskimi".
Northern waves on the beach in flakstad.
And here is the extreme Arctic surfers flakstad, Norway.
Not so easy to come here in the water.
Northern Lights, flakstad, Norway.
A traditional Norwegian church flakstad, Norway.
The traditional fishing village in Lofoten. We want to live here?
Two surfer enter into the icy water.
Surfer and the Northern Lights in the Lofoten Islands.
to catch a wave.
Instructing novice surfers on the Lofoten Islands, March 9, 2016.
Lofoten Islands, March 9, 2016.