Northern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide by Polly EvansNorthern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide by Polly Evans

Northern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide

byPolly Evans

Paperback | November 7, 2017

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An updated third edition of Bradt's practical guide to the best places to view the Northern Lights, the only guidebook that caters to the large number of people whose dream is to see the aurora borealis. Included is information on everything from how to photograph the aurora to what to wear, and how to understand northern lights forecasting, as well as the science behind the aurora and the auroral oval. Also detailed are the best locations from which the aurora can be viewed, covering, in Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland, Iceland and Greenland, and in North America, Canada and Alaska. In addition, the guide provides information on tour operators offering northern lights packages. New for this third edition is coverage of Ivalo / Inari (Nellim & Muotka) and Iso Syöte in Finland; in Sweden both the permanent and seasonal ice hotels, as well as Kiruna Town Hall; in Canada Blachford Lake; and in Iceland new accommodation options.The Northern Lights are one of the major tourist draws of the Arctic and sub-Arctic winter and the world's most spectacular natural phenomena, arguably the greatest light show you'll ever see.
Polly Evans is an award-winning journalist and author, specialising in travel to the Arctic and sub-Arctic. Her first experience of travelling in the far north came when she spent three months in Canada's Yukon researching a narrative travel book about learning to drive sled dogs, Mad Dogs and an Englishwoman. During that trip, she saw...
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Title:Northern Lights: A Practical Travel GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.51 × 5.35 × 0.12 inPublished:November 7, 2017Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178477071X

ISBN - 13:9781784770716

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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 What Are the Northern LightsChapter 2 Where to See the NorthernChapter 3 Practical InformationChapter 4 Beyond the Northern LightsChapter 5 The Northern Lights in History AppendixFurther InformationBiographical Notes

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Northern Lights gives some good advice on the best countries and destinations from which to view the aurora borealis and there are good tips on what you should wear.