Det Lille Hotel
Travel Blogs from Risor
... of conversation between Chaz and I today due to the time pressure to get to our hotel in time and our determination to get through the journey. But, in reality, it didn't matter at all. We broke the 100 miles in a day and secretly, though I don't think we would ever admit it to each other, we both lie here in our room exhausted but rather proud of ...
... in Bris. We were all a little tired that night so after heading to grab sushi for dinner we went home and had some wine and a chat for a couple hours to catch up before jumping into bed.
We had a bit of a sleep in on Saturday morning before whipping up some breakfast and then heading into town for some exploring. In all honesty as cute as little Arendal was it wasn’t exactly what you would call a tourist mecca so we spent most of the ...
... it all the way to Jorpeland at the start of the fjord. If you have a bucket list, one to add is to drive along route 13 in Norway, better still on a motorcycle. The scenery is absolutely mind blowing, and the road is a beauty with massive rock cliff faces on one side and a sheer drop to the lakes below on the other. Also tunnels that were so dark you really had a job to see properly, that sometimes turned straight into a huge ...
... the "bommies" that jump up out of 65m.... they manned the lines, and it wasn't long before we had 17 nice little mackerel (different fish to our mackerel), and we headed back triumphant, after also stopping to dive for some " blaushell" (mussels) which were to serve for bait for another fishing expedition.
... BBQ sit-down dinner for about 15-20, complete with the mandatory Norwegian speeches, and only interrupted by a bit of rain that was soon foiled by the brygge tarp being hoisted, we then sat around a huge open-air bonfire that is repeated right around the fjord and enjoyed the evening until I think after midnight.
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- Free parking