Brekkestranda Fjord Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... rain from around 13:00 onwards for the remainder of the day. As I said, there is not much to report, the only bit of excitement about the journey was that we got a close look at the Hurtigruten mail ferry, 'Kong Harald’ as she made her way to Bergen from north of the Arctic circle, her northernmost port being Kirkenes which we visited last year.
The pilot describes the anchorage as a ‘landlocked uninhabited sheltered ...
... a yacht coming the other way with a bit of a lean on that I started to have my suspicions and these were confirmed when another yacht, with an AIS transponder, was seen as going at 6.3 knots in a wind of only 6 and it was then that the penny dropped. I really should have known better than to assume that the instruments were right, I should have used my head but there we are and I know this will come as a shock, I’m not perfect! One final point, if the wind gauge ...
... having shoals at the northern end and two sets of power cables at 25 and 26 metres respectively. Our rule of thumb is 18 metres, which is the height of the top of the mast to the waterline, so we had lots of clearance. So far so good but when I looked at the paper chart in detail, there was a bridge about half way up the sound and the bridge had, guess what, 18m clearance! There was a get out of jail card, as when I zoomed in on that area on the ...
... Nevertheless, we still thoroughly enjoyed the trip down the fjord, especially as we were able to sail gently in the 8-10 knot breeze. We were not alone in enjoying the scenery, there was a speedboat with two couples aboard behaving erratically in the far distance. The reason for this became apparent when they zoomed up to join us – they were utterly, completely inebriated! It transpired that they had been to see Elton John on Friday night and hadn’t ...
... br> In the morning debated the difference between travellers and tramps when car loads of tourists arrived to see the rapids only to find us using them to wash up our breakfast utensils.
Somehow managed to organise a cottage that wasn't booked for the day after and drove west towards Bergen. Our cottage was in the smaller Arnafjord just off the famous Sognefjord.
Only expecting to be able to get a small ...