A Conversation for Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Arctic Circle
FordFocus Started conversation Jan 19, 2003
I thought Phillip Pullman made the place up. If you read his novel Northern lights he refers to the norther hemisphere as Svalbard.
The northern lights are The Aurora Borealis a beautiful and intoxicating site.
sprout Posted Jan 26, 2003
It definitely exists! I visited at the wrong time of year for the Northern lights, unfortunately.
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