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Norway in a Nutshell tour day. Travelled from Voss by bus down to Gudvangen via the old winding road. Many spectacular views. A car ferry to Flam along the Naeroyfjorden around into the Sognefjorden, which is Norway's longest fjord, and then the Aurlandsfjorden to Flam. From Flam we took the Flam Railway twisting and turning and climbing up to Myrdal on the plateau. From Myrdal we returned to Voss on a local train. You will need ...
Our next day in Bergen was wonderfully sunny so we retraced steps, caught the funicular up to a viewpoint, ate king crab, prawns and did some emergency shopping when my flipflops had a fatal blowout leaving Sam sat barefooted on a bench whilst I clobbered about in his shoes trying to find some replacements.... and wouldn't you know it, I ended up finding two pairs. One thing we have noticed about Norway, besides from the pesky winnebagos, is ...
... valley with amazing waterfalls( frozen at this time of the year) tiny huts and villages with the only access being by water, so often cut off from the rest of the world. Can't imagine living in such remote locations. Saw some funny sights with caravan parks where the caravans were buried in the snow, boats that appeared to be sitting in an icy field but were really sitting in a frozen lake, waiting ...
... and sign up with the ship. We're hoping that because it says "strenous" in the description it will discourage a lot a peolpe. The other draw back is you're on a schedule. I'd rather get up early, hit the train and start hiking. We aren't supposed to meet until 10:20am to walk to the train for a 10:40 departure. Just bite the bullet and go. Ok, we could have done it on our own but I'm glad we did it.
The Flam Railway is a 20 ...
... up to date first) they will speak for themselves.
Part 2 of the day (find a place to stay) had several plans:
Plan A: Walk from hostel to hostel to find a bed
Plan B; If plan A fails go to the tourist info place and get them to find me a bed.
Plan C: (Bateman, if you're reading this, not that Plan C!) Buy a tent and sleep in that
Plan D. If all of the above plans fail go back to Oslo on the night train
There was an Iron Maiden concerto on that ...
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