The Baltic in high summer never, ever gets completely dark. This is the season of the fabled ‘White Nights’, where total darkness on one side of your ship is offset by an amazing, spectral, gleaming wall of light on the other.
With vibrant shades of red, gold, blue and electric green, this magical display shimmers on the waters of those far northern latitudes until the sun comes creeping back up over the horizon, back into full view.
The sheer sense of calm and serenity that nights like this engender cannot adequately be quantified, or even translated into really effective prose. Nights like this speak to you on a profoundly different level. Just feel it and enjoy….