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... are now boarding. This time when we arrived at gate 13 it was staffed and we were able to board. I guess we were too early before but we had been told they were waiting for us. Our flight to Slovaer (Lofoten) was very short - 20 minutes. The Lofotens are unbelievably gorgeous. As you approach by air you see the water dotted with a chain of many small islands. The mountains are very steep and arrive directly out of the water. ...
... the windowsill, quietly falling in love with my book; uninterrupted now by bingo, towel-folding demonstrations, choir singing, creaking of old bones, ravaged lungs gargling up smokers cough, the plick plock of crutches and expensive, mahogany canes, the likes of which are normally wielded by comic book villains concealing a lethal weapon…
Don’t get me wrong. I’m all about a bit of pleasant atmosphere and background hum drum but when ...
... far, they demand much and have so far delivered nothing.
Tired, we returned to Svolvaer after what was a very long day. Its funny how much longer the day seems to be when you return at 4pm and it is already dark outside. Dinner seems to quickly follow and before you know it you are ready for bed, even though it is actually only 6:30pm.
It is snowing again outside. The weather tomorrow is expected to be much like today. There is ...
... Having gone the wild Bear Grylls look with the beard and all, even the metal clasp holding the pony tail in place had to come out alongside the belt. I think this was for security, but it may just have been a clear statement of pity provided to me for the sheer ridiculousness of the look. Bear Dekker I am not it seems!!
Anyway, on to Oslo, and then to Bodo where visibility was down to about a ...
... family of around 6-7 it was incredible to see, it wasn't long after we saw our next set approaching and they seemed to split up and only one swam towards our boat, the captain shouted "now, get in get in" we were all a little hesitant with nerves apart from tai who jumped straight in alone but the orca dived and we missed it, tai was pulled back on board and we were all told we had to be quicker next time. We followed this family for a long time bobbing around on the waves, I started ...
Other places to stay in Svolvaer
Lamholmen, Svolvaer | 3 star hotelfrom $197
OJ Kaarbos gate, Svolvaer | Hotelfrom $216
Fiskergata 46, Svolvaer | 3 star hotelfrom $182
Austnesfjordgaten 12, Svolvaer | 3 star hotelfrom $201
Sjoegata 6, Svolvaer | 1 star hotelfrom $241