Nick and Holly picked me up at 5am yesterday to drive to Heathrow. The journey as a whole was fairly painless but involved flights to Oslo and then on to Tromso, followed by a 3 hr snowy drive to Senja island.
We are in Mefjordvær, a small fishing village on a fjord surrounded by mountains to the north of the island. We are staying at Mefjord Brygge Lodge which is full of workers in the local fishing industry. I made friends with one of them, a Lithuanian, who gave us 2 large, very fresh cod steaks
Last night there was a party-disco in the bar below us (it seems much of the village turns up once a month to party) but we opted for bed.
Rucsacs are now packed for a reconnoitre.