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Arrived about 7am. Very noisey winches ropes. Woke us up so got up to look at the beautiful view. A tiny wee end on the fjord town of 500 soon to be overrun with tourists. Our ship plus another then bus loads of tours from Bergen. All to take the famous Flam train ride up the mountain. Only lasting an hour return it apparently takes in stunning high scenery. Trouble is the cost ...
... room for luggage, but everybody had a ton. Since it's free-for-all seating, my best recommendation is to get in line as early as possible so that you can get a spot, preferably on the left, but the other side is also excellent.
What we saw just can't ...
... arrive back in Rotterdam Saturday to exchange some passengers for the Baltic leg of the cruise. We will probably do some sightseeing there for the day.
... of the best days of the trip and all because of a 2 hour bike ride.
There is a famous train journey that you can take from a small town called Myrdal down to another small town called Flam. Myrdal is about an hour or so on the train back towards Oslo from Voss. So I caught th train to Myrdal and then rather than catch the train to Flam I decided to mountain bike down a track that runs pretty much alongside the train tracks...the English guys had done it ...
... as they set off multiple cannons to make sure everyone is up and ready to attend the parades. All of the locals and people from the outskirts of Voss packed the streets dressed in their traditional outfits and than every club and school you could imagine marched down the street doing any random thing they could think of. it was pretty cool to see. I have to say it was more traditional but also alot milder than Canada Day. They do have ...
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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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