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Julie's birthday! Actually, presents etc were back on the boat but I gave her a card for starters. After another good breakfast we headed to the train to discover that it was delayed. The reason for the 30 minute delay became apparent when we tried to find out carriage, number 9, as it wasn't there! Now the platform was very crowded and all seats are pre-allocated so we were a bit concerned. We grabbed three vacant seats and I ...
... another renowned Norwegian scientist, Otto Svendrup, used the Fram to voyage between Greenland and Canada's Ellesmere Island.
The Gjøa, in an adjacent building, is a much smaller vessel and was used by Roald Amundsen to successfully navigate the North West Passage, the route that had claimed at least 100 lives trying to get through, including the famous failed Franklin expedition of 1845-7. Sadly, we were by now a bit museumed out and ...
... for years we have used hotels in this way, it makes it cheaper for everyone and we know each other well enough by now!) and finally, the breakfast the next day was excellent, a buffet with cold and hot food and lovely breads and jams. For anyone contemplating a trip here we recommend the Comfort Hotel Grand Central. The bill for two nights bed and breakfast was 2995 Nok - say £43/ night each, pretty good value for a ...
... that enabled us to completely avoid the main road.
Back in the harbour, the sleepy place was entirely transformed. We didn’t realise that there was a rental business here but we reckon there must be as the place is filling up with heavily crewed (cheaper that way) boats coming in. Quite how everyone’s going to manage with just the one toilet on shore is a sobering thought. Anyway, I did another hour’s wrestle with ...
... chilling (but today we have electricity so not really) and relaxing with a small whiskey (not a spelling mistake) and our books. A nice day and we can now relax, the boat will be safe here. One last point by way of an afterthought, on the outside pontoon is a Jersey registered Sunseeker 65, ie a zillion pounds worth of power boat. She is having repairs done to her sides where they'd been worn through to the fibreglass by rubbing against the pontoon in strong winds. Enough ...