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Surfing Under the Northern Lights in Norway

When you think of surfing destinations, you may picture the turquoise waters and white beaches of Hawaii, Tahiti or California. You probably don’t think of the Arctic, but northern Norway’s Lotofen Islands are popular with surfers even during winter—and the snow-covered beaches are certainly white. AFP photojournalist Olivier Morin spent several days photographing surfers braving the… Read more