The Hornøya island bird cliff in Norway is the residence to nearly 100,000 birds that come there to breed and raise their chicks every year between March and August. It is a small island located in the Finnmark county in Norway, just off the Varanger Peninsula.
The beginning of January marks the end of the polar night in Finnish Lapland. This means that the sun appeared again above the horizon, after remaining invisible for weeks at a time. Check out the amazing colours.
Many people wonder how I plan and what I do when I go Aurora chasing in Finnish Lapland. Last winter in January I had an amazing night chasing the northern lights north of Inari, with some great displays. Here is the story of a somehow typical evening for me in Finnish Lapland.
Even just around the corner from Ivalo airport, there are plenty of photo opportunities. If your flight is delayed, don't just stay in the terminal if you can leave!