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10 great white night experiences: readers’ travel tips

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The party never stops on these midnight sun and twilight jaunts from Russia to Alaska. And neither do the hikes, wildlife encounters and saunas in the gloaming Birsay, on the mainland of Orkney, where the Atlantic and North Seas meet, is brilliant for a white-night walk. Start at Longagleeb, an impressive geo (long cleft in the cliffs) and experience stunning sunsets at about 10.30pm at the moment (and sunrise at 4am), and beautiful seascapes. Here, you’ll see the puffins, Arctic terns and eider ducks which are prolific at this time of year, and watch out for the huge Arctic skuas that will swoop towards you if you walk near their nests. After passing the
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