Travel Blogs from Geilo
... on and beside the water, or simply to sit back and watch the scenery.
This area in Eastern Norway is the country's canoeing paradise. This watery world with a varied landscape of around 400m above sea level shows a different side to the country. It is located between the Randsfjord and Sperillen Lakes.
Femundsmarka and Gutulia
... of a cabin likely from the 17th C., a couple of burial sites, and learn a lot about the black lichen, a marriage of fungi and algae that covers much of the rocks. It has been a late Spring and I doubt that we will see any flowers. Until we encounter the tracks of an Arctic fox, our boots make the only marks in the otherwise pristine landscape. Although every care is taken to avoid an up close encounter with a polar bear, Eric the ...
... remember that most pictures are taken through glass as we are moving along!
We eventually reached our destination - a Dutch run ACSI 16e site - Birkelund Camping, on R52 near Hol. This was quite a small site, with several cabins for rent and there was only one other MH and ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Other places to stay in Geilo
Bakkestolvegen 81, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $182
Lienvegen 11, Geilo | 4 star hotelfrom $176
Timrehaugveien 2, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $211
Gamleveien 32, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Geilovegen 55-57, Geilo | Hotelfrom $149
Skurdalen, Geilo | Hotelfrom $196
Skurdalsveien 14-16, Geilo | Hotelfrom $119