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... but the
views made up for it.
Found a site with some of the others, not the best one we've
found, and we were nearly tempted to book into the motel,but being hardy
campers we pitched up at the bottom of the site, with a view (yes you've
guessed it) of the fjord! Just after we got the tents set up, a jet flew over,
rather noisily, and then a bloomin' train went whizzing past! Doh!
The oil thingy now has a large amount ...
Today we headed back to Andalsnes and waved goodbye to Emma's family.
We have enjoyed a couple of fun dinners our last two nights here in Skogn. On Friday night Emma challenged her family, (parents and brothers) to speak English for the entire meal. Needless to say that, that challenged silence all conversation straight up. But as they got into the spirit the table eventually imploded with laughter, ...
... was a sign (in Norwegian) with a picture. We translated enough of it to understand that a church and graveyard were once there. We started looking at some of the gravestones but most of them were unreadable. And it is apparent that many grave markers are missing. So we didn't find Anders or Carrie but according to the age of some of the graves we feel this is likely where they are buried. Even though there has not been a church on this site for ...
... at a grocery, we ran across a Kro (restaurant) at a marina in the town of Knarren, and had fish and chips on the edge of a fjord. The drive back to Trondheim went smoothly, and we were at the evening hotel buffet well before closing. Below are some shots from the trip, which unfortunately do not do full justice to the view we enjoyed ...
The first of the winter storms came in last night and this morning (in the real world) it was freezing! Where better to head for today's virtual ride than Norway? The snow and ice matched the cold blustery weather on the veranda where I have my exercise bike. I set myself a target of staying on the bike for 20 minutes... It was cold!.... but in the end I couldn't help pedalling just a bit further to see what was around the next ...