Fru Haugans Hotel
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6.30 wake up, 7.00 bags out the door and 8.00 on the bus. Another long drive today. Our first day where it has been rainy and overcast. It is a pity as there appeared to be some great fiord scenes with clear water and some sandy beaches. The waters are the home of the most northern lobster in the world.
We are driving through clouds or …
Leaving Trondheim early (for us), were on the road for 9AM!! The roads were empty, wide and despite paying some tolls of 80p or £1.60, teh escape back into the country was very easy.
Having settled into a steady 80Km per hour on the E6, teh Km just rolled by interspersed with sightings of the sun (yippee) and Reindeer at the side of the road happily munching on grass as well as seeing Cranes refilling ...
Great morning. We went to the UNESCO Alta Rock Carvings where there are several walks around ancient (10,000 years old) carvings. Scenes depicted reindeer, bears, canoes, Northern lights etc on rocks facing mountains and the Alta fjord. Once again, stunning scenery.
Next onto a slate making business. This area is a primary producer of the worlds slate. Our host Trond and his nephew Simon run a 4 generation family business. They demonstrated how they cut ...
So as we have 2 nights in moi I rana we decided to have breakfast, shower in luxury and go see what is about. We went to see the glacier I mentioned in yesterday's post. This involves a 10 km drive u A gravel track, a 10 minute boat ride - I noticed the life jackets were thermal ones with hoods because the water was soo cold. In fact the glacier lake we cruised across was minty green in colour and almost looked milky. Apparently that's what glacier lakes look like ? Anyway after the ...
... ferry then an even shorter drive before a long but enjoyable ferry crossing to Tjøtta in the evening sun. We finished up in Sandnessjøen where we couldn't find accomodation until on the way out I saw a sign for a hostel. Bit of a relief at that point as ready to call it a day and not looking forward to driving north and hoping to stumble on a camp site with ...