Travel Blogs from Balestrand
... Then we drove further to Olden and saw the cruiseship that left yesterday the Geirangerfjord. From Olden we drove to Byrkjelo and took the road to Storebru from there we drove to Førde. And now we are in Dragsvik and stay there for one night on a camping. Today we drove ...
... great way to save time and money when travelling.
After I came back, it started drizzling again, so I took a nap as well. When we woke up in the evening, it was rather nice outside, so we went out and explored the tiny village stretched along the fjord. There were a couple of old hotels, two old viking burial mounds and some interesting houses decorated with wood carvings and dragon ...
... Seeing the pride this girl Felt in her area and the lengths the government was going to preserve it made me feel better about what we are spending here in Norway(although bergen is definitely sticking it to the tourist a bit!). After all of the tour groups and cruise ships left it felt like we had flam sort of to ourselves. It was quiet and we enjoyed a great meal in the local brew pub (fantastic beer and Wynne says the best Caesar salad she's ever ...
... fjord over calm waters to the distant snow-covered
mountains. While there is snow in the high elevations, we're enjoying temperatures in the mid 50s with no wind. We had a great walk around town before and after dinner tonight, ready to drive to Bergen on Norway's West Coast tomorrow. We have lots of pictures and will share them as soon as we get home. We hope to be back in touch from Bergen Saturday evening. Be well!
The New Vikings,
Dave And Paul Schwan
... certainly worth it for the different perspective on the town and fjords. The whole time we were accompanied by tinkling waterfalls. Many more photos. Decided to reward ourselves at the ciderhuset, alas closed for the season. Back to our hotel for late lunch, and a stroll to "the shops" Having a bath before dinner, yes we have a bath, and heating in the floor; quite a step up from clinging shower curtains in ...
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- Free parking