Thon Hotel Vettre
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... little nervous to say the least. He didn't kill us or drive like a crazy person, which was a good thing. We came back to his house and Julia left. So we did presents. Our gifts were spot on for each person. Everyone wanted exactly what we got them, it was crazy how perfect it was. For dinner, we decided to get pizza, Swedish pizza. Henrik and I went to pick it up. He's such a crazy driver. He says that ...
This morning we checked out of the hotel and went to the train station to take the 8 o'clock train to Oslo, another highly recommended train journey by travel magazines. This 500 km line, with its 18 km. of tunnels, was the highest mainline railway in northern Europe, reaching up to 1237 metres above sea level.
From Bergen we arrived at Dale, then Voss and Myrdal, the same route we had travelled two days ...
... in Eidfjord. Everyone had to take a picture of the goats on the roof of the gift shop "mowing" the grass roof. In the Nature Center, we saw a "soaring Norway" (ala Disney) movie, before walking amongst the exhibits on 3 floors. There were fish tanks with native fish, stuffed bears, birds, etc., poised in their natural habitats throughout the year, and exhibits about the physical geography of Norway. Then back on the bus after an hour. Our next stop was a picture op at the ...
Olso, Norway....2 years! Great, dark and long winters and Bright, short and temperamental summers!
But thats not all! It was the start of our lives together under the same roof. It was the challenge of a new environment, new culture, new language!
We had a blast for these 2 years. Andre loved BI and made a lot of great friends; he also learnt Norwegian. I for myself, found work very fast, even though I couldn't speak the ...
... Viking Museum
We only waited about a minute or two then hopped on the bus to the next stop – the Viking Museum. We were about to enter when a lady came up to us to give us two entry tickets. I have no idea what language she was speaking and I assume she had no idea what we were saying but she didn’t want any money for the tickets so we happily and gratefully relieved her of them. We subsequently passed them on to others on our HOHO bus and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services