Entering Northern Norway through the Aurora borealis portal

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When entering Nord-Norge – Northern Norway – on the main road (E6) you pass through this portal. It symbolizes the northern lights – or Aurora Borealis (Latin: 'first light of day of the north') as erroneously coined by Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). This 'dawn' looks a bit paler that it once did. May I also add that the northern districts doesn't have a monopoly on northern lights, but the further south the less frequently it is seen. (If you really want to observe the northern lights, I would suggest goint to Tromsø or somewhere further north on the mainland, in winter.)
(2008-06-03)

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