( The Land of the Midnight Sun )

The End of a Saga

Day 10. 24 June 2004

Thursday. The journey home. I have slept very well, and indeed are rudely awoken from my sleep by my alarm clock. I shower, breakfast and pack the last of my belongings, before Janet and Adi take me down town along unearthly quiet streets to the BSÍ bus station.

It’s at times like these that I really notice twenty-four hours of daylight. With the light levels it seems strange to me that there should be so few people out and on the road. There is rain too, and evidence on hills across the bay of snowfall during the night. It seems a somewhat fitting end to otherwise perfect holiday weather-wise.

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