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Photo: Monica Hellum

Pictures of the week: There goes the sun

There’s a few weeks left until the midnight sun appears. Still, there's nothing quite like a beautiful sunset to create an evocative photograph.

The picture at the top is taken by Monica Hellum, and is from Sørøya - the green island - in Western Finnmark. Indeed a stunning image.

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Here are the rest of the best pictures of the week:


Kvænangen is a municipality in the north of Troms County, deep into the Arctic. The name, according to Wikipedia, comes from the words “kven” (plural for “Finnish-speaking Norwegians”) and “angr” (which is Old Norse for “fjord”). Thanks to Dan F. Skovli.

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Ørsta, also known as «the white town», lies at the end of Ørstafjorden surrounded by the beautiful Sunnmøre Alps. Image taken by Per-Arild Kile.

Read more: Fjord Norway


A 20-minute drive from Trondheim, Melhus was he site of many important events during the Viking era. And is obviously a good spot for seeing the northern lights. Photo: Grete Øiamo.

Read more: Trøndelag


There are a lot of avid photographers in Kvænangen - perhaps not that strange when you see the beautiful surroundings. This is taken by Jarle Bjerkås.

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