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Bhutan Adventure

Bhutan Adventure

Starting in the east, our wonderful Bhutan wildlife adventure took us right across the country to the west along the slopes of the Himalayas, reaching just above 4000 metres at our highest point.

Finland & Norway #7 – Ivalo

Finland & Norway #7 – Ivalo

Goodbye Norway, hello Finland again Day 14 (1 June): We drove back to Ivalo, having another good look at the snowy mountains before heading for the Tana River and crossing the border back into Finland. There, of course, we made the obligatory stop at the Grosbeak cafe. After dinner, we had a last walk to the viewing platform from where we watched a couple of moose in the distance. Day 15 (2 June): I had a last walk around the…

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Finland & Norway #6 – Båtsfjord

Finland & Norway #6 – Båtsfjord

Day 12 (30 May): We drove to Båtsfjord with stops for birding on the way. The road took us along Tana river and we stopped at Tanamunningen before driving over the mountains to Båtsfjord. Just before we started the descent, Ruth spotted a Snowy Owl, a first for her and for most of the rest of us too. Day 13 (31 May): We drove over the mountains again hoping for another glimpse of the Snowy Owl. We did eventually find…

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