Thon Hotel Arena
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... told us that it would be at least 20 minutes before any traffic could get through. It was bloody cold, so in front of this quickly growing line of traffic we unpacked the bike, put jumpers on, had some fruit for a snack, and repacked the bike. It was well over 30 minutes before we could get through, and then the road was a rocky travel tar mix that I was convinced was about to give us a puncture. We stopped for fuel in Fagernes and had some hot dogs and ...
... and Yippee their dog.
Went for a trip to the Vikingskipshuset, an excellent museum on the outskirts of Oslo with three unearthed Viking ships and a collection of the jewels and items that were left in them when they were used as burial chambers for the nobility.
That was really the only sightseeing we did, the rest of the time was spent chatting to the family, jumping into the sea and going for midnight swims at the lake near the ...
... conversion in my head to Aussie dollars I am not surprised to find that most meals (including your plastic plate and fork) are around the $30 mark - But we are in Norway after all! Continuing on around the harbour you come to the area known as Bryggen. The old wharf of Bryggen dates back over 900 years and is a tourist "must see". Listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. "It serves as a token of the city's major role in the Hanseatic League trading empire between the 14th ...
... streets with old fashioned prams full of stuff, not babies. Okay, can I say it now? It is CRAZY expensive here. 6 dollars for a street hot dog and 4 dollars for bus fare and 12 dollars for a draft beer. So I have been avoiding restaurants and buying stuff at the supermarket most of the time. And my hotel had had such a good buffet breakfast that I would have two breakfasts, one sweet and one savory, and then i could just skip ...
... get off the plane and finally make it somewhere where I could actually rest and lay down. This, however, would not be as easy as I anticipated. The first words said to me in Norway, were something along the lines of, "Gobbledygook?" To which I replied with a blank stare. "I take it you don't speak Norwegian?" No, no I do not. **Note to self - Learn how to say 'I don't speak the language.' for every country you're going to. Also, how to recognize when someone's asking you if you ...