Bekkegaard

Address: Lienvegen 1, Geilo, Buskerud, Eastern Valleys, Norway | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Lienvegen 1, Geilo.
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Travel Blogs from Geilo

An Unexpected Stay in Geilo

A travel blog entry by caroline_cook27 on Jan 07, 2015

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... starving. We found that there was a 50's style Dine and Bowl next to the hotel and we went there for a burger for dinner and then to the hotel bar for a few drinks to cheer us up! Next morning we decided to hit the slopes and hired some ski equipment from the hotel. I am pretty terrible at skiing but we had great fun. I spent most of my time on the practice slope and think I managed to improve quite a bit - still ...

Hovet -Day 3

A travel blog entry by t.bird on Sep 14, 2014

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... one of the priests who worked here was fond of two things 1) beer and 2) long sermons. However the two didn't really mix well and he found himself in some discomfort during his own mass. So in the small room out the back of the alter he had a carpenter drill a hole and construct a small urninal, so he could duck out during services and relieve himself. On the side of the curch you can see the...um...outflow? After the church ...

Hovet - Day 2

A travel blog entry by t.bird on Sep 13, 2014

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... The lakes go on forever, there is no fear of a water shortage here. To the Norwegians credit they use all this water to generate hydroelectricity, the only source of power here. No carbon footprint here....well except for the oil mines. We went past lots of waterfalls. Some were far away and could only be seen as little strips of silver running down the mountainside. Others were close to the road. Harald was very kind in ...

Climbing up Hardangervidda in a school bus

A travel blog entry by fendall on Aug 23, 2012

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... so you could only see a portion of the waterfall in the distance. We also learned, that a French lady on a similar tour had plunged backwards from the top of the cliff while attempting to get a perfect picture that her husband was taking. That kind of put a somber mood as we spent some of the stop wondering what it would be like to plunge backwards off a perch like that and how far you would fall before you actually hit anything. I ...

From Pillaging the World to World Peace

A travel blog entry by obrian0620 on Nov 11, 2010

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... built upon the mythological foundation of its Norse past. Norwegians, once a warrior, seafaring civilization have become a harmonious, peace-pioneering people. Vocally shy, their concern for human progress is loud. Numerically small, their stature on the international stage is large. This Nordic nation may not preach the passion of Paris, nor the rush of New York, but it does offer the authenticity of a society not taken over by tourism. And that's ...

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