Birkebeineren Hotel & Apartments
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We are at a turning point in our trip as we have gone as far north in Norway as we have time for and have now come south to Lillehammer.
We took a couple of diversions from the direct route to include some scenic roads. The first was the Tourist Route through ...
... br> The weather, as one would expect for this latitude, is becoming cooler and more cloudy as we move further north.
Being late May the day light hours are many. It’s light by about the time for my third pee at around 3.30am and is still light until the sandman comes after 10pm.
How we are going to be able to sleep when we get to Norway is beyond me.
Soon I find myself updating the blog from deck six of the good ship ‘Huckleberry Fin’, ...
... in sports or the Olympics. After this we headed back down into town for a bit of lunch, and wandering around the food and crafts markets that were going on in the town center. Food stalls from around hitherto world selling all sorts of interesting looking food - I managed to resist the interesting looking pastries, and he nougat cakes though. A great display of willpower if ever there was one. I then decided, somewhat foolishly, that I would head up hill to try and ...
... of community. The church was the center of their community life. It appears that is still the case in Norway, especially in the rural communities.
After spending time at the Ringebu stave church we were back on the busy E6 highway to Lillehammer. At Lillehammer we stopped to visit the Maihaugen museum, described as Norway's best open air museum. The founder of the museum was a man named Anders Sandvig.
Anders was a dentist ...
... lock in northern Europe, not sure if she meant just this single lock or the group of four. We had been lucky that it was a Sunday when we visited as the locks are closed, empty and in the process of being renovated so the area would probably be closed to idle wanderers like us if it had been a work day.
Some way further on we came to another lock and a lake where there were a couple of tour boats moored. It seems from a sign my humans read that ...