Kurt works as a guide for one of the best boat tours in the Tromso region where he runs everything from whale watching to Northern light boat trips that take guests out onto the Fjord to experience the region from the water
What do you do for work? I am working mostly with ACIN
What do you like to do for fun? I like skiing, traveling, boating of course, or many outdoor activity, example bicycling, mountain tracking. Also riding my Harley is fun, too
Where do you live? I live in TromsÃ¸
Were you born here, if not, how long have you lived here? I was born in Hammerfest in 1961, but lived here since 1985
What do you love about the Arctic? I love the nature that are so close to our urban city. So you got it Â«allÂ».
What do the Northern lights mean to you? Itâ€™s just there, for locals you can get used to it. But since I am in the business, I have more stronger feeling for this beautiful phenomenon.
Did your family tell you stories about the Northern Lights when you were a child? Hmmm I do not remember.
What is the most challenging thing about living in the Arctic? No challenge, itâ€™s all in your mind. Itâ€™s not bad weather, but only bad clothes if you are freezing 😉
What top three things would you recommend a visitor to the Artic to experience? See Northern Norway from the sea level and try fishing, Northern lights and visit Sami camp.
What is your favourite season? And why is that your favourite season? late winter / Spring because we will have fantastic skiing
Whatâ€™s your favourite local food or dish? Fish in several dishes.