Travel Blogs from Hemsedal
... problem it was reclassified as an art work.
Then on the train to Geilo in the mountains of south-west Norway. A beautiful train trip through verdant farmland, forest, lakes, streams, red barns and white houses, and villages large and small. Geilo is a very popular ski resort but also a summer retreat with a long history in Norwegian society.
Dr Holms Hotel is a beautiful ...
... 200 old age tree one tree producing 500 kg of fruit. Best part was the delicious apple pie cream and ice cream.
The weather has been hot today.
Stayed at Dr Holms Hotel this hotel:
- 1909 Hotel opened the same time as the railway between Oslo and Bergen. Dr Holms as health resort for respiratory diseases.
- 1940-45 Under German occupation with ...
... still put that much heart and soul into our architecture? The next few generations will be so unimpressed with most of our modern day buildings. After we drove to the fjords. This required us to drive over a mountain range with snow and pretty dark and light blue iced over lakes. Lunch and ice cream Home for packing and dessert party Talked with Anne about where todo after Germany Poker with Oola, Thomas, and ...
Dalyn, Bim and I took a train to Hemsedal today. My first European train ride was quite pleasant; clean, quiet, smooth trains make travel really convenient here. Bim's mom picked us up from the train station in Gol and drove us about 30 minutes to their house in Hemsedal. Their house was settled in between Norwegian mountains out in the countryside. It was the most picturesque, beautiful, peaceful, green, and thriving, setting I have ever seen. Like the Heidi movies; Norway had ...
... There are no direct flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki so one has to either transit through Oslo or Stockholm.
The Wi-Fi at Oslo is only free for the first 2hrs so use with caution.
The trip ended on a happy note and we were mightily pleased with the itinerary we've planned for Norway :)
Flight back to ...