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Travel Blogs from Svolvaer
... in, we went back to the uk in June stopping at hong kong on the way where we spent 4 days eating dim sum, conjee and exploring the city, we saw the biggest Buddha in the world, was told not to touch camels (??), and saw a lightshow that lit up the city! It was a great 4 days and then we moved onto the uk, we had our engagement party at the pub opposite our old eastern European flat in Bristol, I bought my wedding dress and we caught up with friends and family after 2 years apart. We ...
... neither of us know where the hell we are going, but went back to the address I had on my phone for the hostel, and FOUND IT ! Relief ! OH GLORIOUS DAY ! Slash - not so much. *Knock knock - peer in window, see lights on .. knock knock ... jiggle handle .. knock knock, ring doorbell 3 times* you know, all those things you do just to really make sure it's closed. I sneak around the back and notice that it's all torn down inside, the bunk beds are in shambles, ...
... but the sight of rainbows at a little after midnight must have brought us some good luck! . Everyone is a linguist! We learned a couple of words in Norwegian (Tussen Takk means thanks very much), but most Norwegians seem to speak at least three languages fluently ( at least Norwegian, English and German). . Orca whales! So excited to spot a pod of three orcas just off the shore on one of our headland walks! A truly special experience! . 24 hours of daylight - walking ...
... to go back to the cabin to get it. Our cabin number is 207 and so every time we want to go to the common areas on the ship it is always going up to Decks 4, 5 or 6 – so there are lots of stairs.
Once we were at the end of the fjord it was a dead end and the captain just spun the ship in its tracks to head back down the fjord. It was worth staying up for and there was a ½ moon. Think it was about 10pm when I went to ...
... avoided travelling - there is no bus service on Sunday. Awoken by the inevitable church bells calling the pious to service, we wandered Henningvaer relishing the heavy overnight snowfall, looking for a kaffe and hoping to capture a photo of the cod drying-racks covered in snow ... to no avail. Perhaps the process of drying (even though it was around zero degrees after the snowfall) is endothermic and the snow does not stick - so to speak!
The village was starting to hum as ...
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