Land of the Midnight Sun
June 6, 2011 6:01 PM   Subscribe

Thanks for posting. I would love to make a trip like that someday.
posted by insulglass at 6:50 PM on June 6, 2011

This is wonderful.

It makes me sympathetic to the religious impulse. There's something offensive about the idea of so much beauty being an accident.
posted by Trurl at 7:09 PM on June 6, 2011 [1 favorite]

oh how I miss the Lofoten Islands. Yes they look just like the movie - but I had several hours of darkness (in April) every night.
posted by seawallrunner at 8:34 PM on June 6, 2011

Just breathtaking, truly. I could watch this all day.
posted by vespertine at 10:05 PM on June 6, 2011

The saturation! It hurts!
posted by palbo at 5:44 AM on June 7, 2011

Words fail. This is almost unbearably lovely.
posted by kinnakeet at 7:18 AM on June 7, 2011

yeah, thanks for making me cry and call ma.

I wish he had captured more of the fascinating pink and apricot hues that come and go in that, but the sky does what it wants, when it wants. I've also seen pure glittering bands of gold, like metallic gold which was such a rare thing grandpa got me out of bed to have a look. He said that only happened in the fall, and it was his favorite.
posted by dabitch at 11:58 AM on June 7, 2011

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