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What a day.
Up at sparrow *****. So we could see the Arkerhus, an excellent fortress on the harbour.
Usual things, towers, walls, stairs, stairs, great hall, royal mausoleum, dungeons, castle shop.
It's still a Norwegian army garrison (defence academy in fact) and the Changing of the Garbage was a highlight.
As is our want …
Inside there was a local school party taking part in an organ recital. No photos were allowed inside but several Chinese tourists were openly taking pictures with flashes or of the organ recital on their handheld tablets.
I took a couple of pics and ...
... terms of what we should prepare - shoes, clothes, etc.
- Because this is a unique kind of cruise where the ship serves as a ferry, it is very hard to understand the schedule and logistics of the excursions until they explain to you on the ship. They encourage people to book the excursions ahead of time, but it's impossible to understand when and how the excursions work, to know what combinations can be booked;
- The cabin service is very basic. The maid comes to ...
... extensive restoration began in the late 19th century including stained glass windows, two German organs and sculptures on the west front.
We stopped at the Good Day, "go'dagen," statue which is modeled after a housemaid who spent her retirement days around the city square greeting people.
We saw Monk's Island from the ship which was an execution ground; 11th century monastery; 17th century fortress; and prison.
... enough time to make it to a town called Hell. No joke. At first our Eurail app led us astray and we were not sure this stop really existed. We got off a stop early by mistake and had to pass time in the nearby airport before the next train showed up.
Hell is a super cute small village. We had about an hour to walk around until our train back to Trondheim. We walked along a small road, under an overpass and watched the ...