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Travel Blogs from Geilo
After a breakfast at the sea, we took a Ferry to lofoten Islands. Once there, we cooked "my" fish in the dunes for lunch. Now it was my turn with headaches so we decided not to drive far and rather enjoy the beautiful scenery. We hiked to a mountain lake at Nusfjord and set up camp there. The scenery was just ...
Sunday morning: Stuck in the middle of nowhere with a broken down car and the previous weeks' beautiful sunshine has been substituted for an absolute downpour.
The lady at the lodge brought me a coffee as I tried to call my insurance company on the very slight chance that my policy might cover something towards the breakdown. Unsurprisingly not. Even if I had taken out the breakdown recovery extra, a tow for 10 miles wouldn't have been close to enough to get me ...
... drove along the northern perimeter of Hardangervidda. It's hard to know exactly when the rumblings started as Dan and I were very loudly singing along to The Smiths, but I think we felt it before we heard it. There were some very strange bouncing movements coming from the back of the car and when we turned the music off, we found they were accompanied by some pretty nasty scraping noises. I assumed a puncture, pulled over but everything ...
... problem it was reclassified as an art work.
Then on the train to Geilo in the mountains of south-west Norway. A beautiful train trip through verdant farmland, forest, lakes, streams, red barns and white houses, and villages large and small. Geilo is a very popular ski resort but also a summer retreat with a long history in Norwegian society.
Dr Holms Hotel is a beautiful ...
... good to pamper myself.
At 10:00 I made my way back to the room feeling like a prune. I felt so relaxed and warm all over. I posted the pictures from the day’s journey and wrote my blog. Am going to try to get to bed before midnight for the second day in a row. My father was sleeping soundly, so hopefully this cold will be much better tomorrow. I Sure don’t want him to miss out of all the sights and sounds of the rest of this ...
Other places to stay in Geilo
Bakkestolvegen 81, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $182
Lienvegen 11, Geilo | 4 star hotelfrom $176
Timrehaugveien 2, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $211
Gamleveien 32, Geilo | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Geilovegen 55-57, Geilo | Hotelfrom $149
Skurdalen, Geilo | Hotelfrom $196
Skurdalsveien 14-16, Geilo | Hotelfrom $119