Thon Hotel Vettre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... 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 ...
... as a horn with ham and cheese inside, you sprinkle a spice that tastes like chicken salt to us and microwave it) and of course Aquavit (the Norwegian spirit). We even got to have a dinner with our friends and their friends, surprisingly English being spoken the entire evening!
We tore ourselves away from the comfort of Stavanger to begin our trip of the western fjords. It started with something ...
... a few shots of some of the strange sculpture (26 total in the park apparently). Yes that photo is of statue of a lady having a wee complete with water spray. A wee bit strange some of these Norwegian sculptors!
Dinner with a couple of beers cooled in the washing up sink (i.e no fridge at this camp-site) then blog writing and further poor Wi-Fi connections for getting internet stuff done then bed after watching the sun set over the city at ...
... easy city to get through. Unlike my home town of Edinburgh where there are traffic jams after traffic jams this city simply seems to keep moving.
As I make my way through the streets I keep seeing local restaurants and want to pull over and stop but there is simply nowhere to park my bike and when I do find places to park my bike there is simply no restaurants to be seen.
Finally I end up back near the port and on the river edge I spot a nice looking restaurant with seats ...
... has sparked my imagination with visions of Valhalla, valkyries, Fˇlkvangr and Ragnar÷k. It's easy to see how these myths arose if you drive into Oslo in the dark, past snow-covered bushes and fields. Thus, the Viking ship museum was much more than just a display of old boats - it introduced me to a whole mythology that I had previously had very little knowledge of.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I think I'll go try and watch the "Vikings" tv series.....