Lands of the midnight sun and polar night
When the summer solstice nears in the Arctic Circle, there are days — and depending on the latitude, entire weeks — when the sun never quite sets. During the same period, it’s winter in the Antarctic Circle, and the sun never quite rises. Six months later, around the next solstice, the two switch. Here’s where to experience midnight sun and polar night for yourself.
Text by Chelsea Lin | Photo editing by Connie Ricca