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TravelPod Member ReviewsFretheim Hotel Flåm
Stay in this cute, haunted hotel for the history. Comfortable rooms. Great service. Food is expensive but there are other food options very close by, including a grocery.
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June 16th Lovely sunny day for travelling to Flam by train. We head off early and wait for the train. I've packed some goodies and its looking good. We clamber into the train, finally get the right seat and set off through the Norse countryside. Trees and small farms, well kept, tidy and producing fruit and wheat that we could see. The villages are small and pretty and many houses seem to have small guesthouses separate from the main homestead. The houses are wooden ...
... planning the rest of my trip and figured out that I need just under a week to get from Bergen to Hamburg, with two nights in Copenhagen. Then I need a week to get to the north of France via the Netherlands and Belgium, and then a week to get through France to Spain and to Palma de Mallorca where I'm dropping off the bike. If I can't leave for at least three weeks regardless, I decided I might as well spend another week in the UK since I will passing Calais anyway ...
... would fly next to the ferry, sometimes close enough that you could actually touch them. We soon figured out these birds have become accustomed to being fed by hordes of tourists on ferries. The birds were like fighter planes, diving and soaring to catch pieces of bread thrown at them. In fact, I saw at least one mid air collision (birds were fine). One guy was trying to feed the birds potato chips, which actually worked. ...
... right in the middle of this
tunnel and right inside a mighty mountain.
I was so taken by all this wonderful engineering that once out the tunnel I
stopped and put on my headcam and went back to film it all again. What a piece
of engineering it really is.
Finally I arrive into the town of Eidfjord which is situated right at the
east end of Eidfjorden waters and is surrounded by some magnificent
The afternoon sun is just right and as ...
... an appearance with a dance and song number :)
After all that excitement we arrived to Myrdal, waited for a bit and boarded the train to Oslo, which took us higher than tree line, through the very top of the mountain range with little glaciers, lakes, tiny villages and lots of extreme-loving hikers and bikers. After a 5-hour ride we arrived to Oslo and found our final ...