March 12, 2016
At Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway: Sunrise and sunset within 30 minutes
We are out traveling with a dog sled in Bolterdalen at Spitsbergen.
When suddenly there is a sunrise and then half an hour later there is a sunset.
At Svalbard 78DEG North and neighbor to the North Pole they have not had sun since the end of October last year - but in this week in March the sun was back - at least for a very short time.
Nature begins to prepare for the midnight sun coming in June.
What a world.
BTW Maybe this photo was a bit overexposed - but believe me shooting from a dog sled, with 12 Alaska Huskies in full speed, with fingers hardly flexible at all from the cold you just skip the finer details of adjusting your camera settings.....
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