Gordon Ramsay goes Kingcrab fishing in Kirkenes
National Geographic Adventure selected the Arctic Safari with King Crab Safari as one of the 25 Best New Trips in 2008.
The small town of Kirkenes is known as the capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the east. Kirkenes is situated between two time zones; Helsinki and Moscow. In Kirkenes, which lies in the municipality of Sør-Varanger, people speak Norwegian, Sami, Finnish and Russian. The mining town has approximately 3,300 inhabitants.