Rica Bryggen Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... even have to put on a windbreaker. Just short sleeve T-shirts were comfortable. Unfortunately we did not have that much time to watch the bird more. We must get back to the ship by 2:45. And that's what we did. So did the other 7 buses for the North Cape excursion.
Back on the ship, I started packing and did a final load of laundry - really like the ship's laundry facility. At 5pm, the ship docked at this small town called Kjollefjord and ...
... the port includes a statue of a St. Bernard who is credited with saving at least two lives during WWII. There were troll statues and an ice bar.
We sailed past the North Cape which has a visitor center and world globe. It is at 71 degrees 10' 21". It is considered the top of the world.
... that have been introduced to the European Arctic for fishery purposes – whatever their origins, they were delicious!
It was now past six so time to head for the hotel. There, we had fish cakes containing king crab, prawn and cod, served on rolls and with some salad. Delicious. We were served by a young waitress from Brighton who was intending to work here for a twelve month period, to ensure that she saw the Northern Lights! And so to ...
... were there. Stopped several times by reindeer wandering by or on the road. They are not worried by us as they are domesticated- some even wear "reindeer" bells like cow bells in Switzerland. Crossed the 70 degree line of latitude - we really are a long way north. Alta only 500 km from the Russian border. Feel we are above the tree line, in that the landscape has changed to sparse trees, less craggy mountains and broader fjords opening to the Arctic Ocean. Snow on ...
... and cod drying racks. These and rain and cold. Luckily after dinner there was a Danish smorgasbord aboard at 8:30 followed by cheese fondue in the Crows Nest at 11. Drinks, food and the midnight sun! We actually saw it at about 1am. ........ across the bay we saw the golden glow of the sun on the shore. Then to bed. The next day we were able to see the North Cape from the ship as we passed around the point and headed ...