Travel Blogs from Flåm
The Port Phillip Bay is 30 m deep. The fjord we are in is 1300m deep. I just cannot fathom the depth that is underneath us. We have towering mountains on either side of the boat and it's almost like you can reach out and touch the sides. Flam is a small village, only 2 meters in altitude. It is found an a side arm of Norways longest fjord which is 200km long. That's like driving a big boat from Melbourne City up the Calder to Bendigo, then plus some. This ...
... ferry ramp. On return they were still there and as
I had been sitting there earlier a gentleman came over to me and asked if they
were mine. I wonder how long they would last in some country's??
Finally my ferry arrives and the cars have to reverse on. watching some of
these drivers trying to reverse was such a joke. One really does wonder where
they ever learnt to drive.
As we head along these wonderful still waters of this fjord the surrounding
... attraction in Norway.
Any attached photographs are a pale imitation of reality and you will just have to come see it for yourself.
Our happy group of passengers included
- a 100 year old American and his wife who were driving around Norway (!)
- 3 Tasmanian ladies who had all dyed their hair blonde to fit in (that had to be the reason, it didn't work)
- 3 young Russian girls who after a million selfies set ...
... you if you fall or have a problem. I went early, and I didn't see another hiker until I was all the was back at the bottom. Because of that risk, I was walking (up and down) extra slowly and carefully. My pocket first-aid kit has bandaids, but not a portable ambulance. I think that it ultimately took me about an hour to get from the hotel to the waterfall, and about another 20 minutes or so to get back down from the waterfall. After a rain, it might take ...
... deafening and then suddenly some enchanting music begins and from behind a rock a female dancer/troll emerges and performs an enticing dance to lure away the menfolk. Lovely fairy tale but it added to the trip. When we reached our stop we all made our way to an hotel where we were served tea/coffee with waffles (what you call. Naughty but nice, actually very nice). After the refreshments we headed off (all of 3 minutes walk) to see ...