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Travel Blogs from Hareid
... huge and flourishing, lots of rugusa roses,wild flowers ,fox gloves and other pretty things.Most of the houses have lovely pots of petunias,and more, around the door,and in window boxes. Hydrangeas,huge and pretty. Lace curtains,and hanging ornaments in the windows.We saw potatoes higher than a sizable hedge..We were able to walk a little in one place at the base of mountains,a kind of magpie/crow,very large, ...
... about.This is Polar Bear territory, all doors have to be left unlocked, so anyone can take refuge..and on Utube you can see the bears.., walking down the street.!
Surrounded by ice and snow,and the sea, easy pickings for the bears.. By time our departure time came around visibllity had improved, and going out the 3 glaciers were visable, then within ten minutes we were in fog again.
We now head South, for two ...
... organ recital. The church was very beautiful and musty in a church sort of way. We sat in anticipation when the organ crashed into our consciousness with Mozart smacking us upside the head with a less than subtle concerto. This was followed by Caesar Franck and then Edvard Greig's Death adagio from Pier Gent....how perfect to hear Grieg in his native land.....and what a spectacular piece of ...
... out and the rain arrived. We didn't see much of the town though it looked quite pretty. We also found out it was so busy during the day because it was a long weekend in Norway - third holiday related to Easter apparently. We weren't too bothered as we wanted to watch the Canadian a Grand Prix though it seems F1 is non existent in Norway so we had to stream it on Jani's laptop in the hotel. Awesome race and glad we didn't miss it as one of the best in a ...
... get to attach some relevant pictures.
By the way the natives are telling us that whilst its mild down here,you wait until you get to Nordkapp - its freezing the handles off the doors up there.
She asked me to stay and she told me to sit anywhere
Knut,King of the Nogs
Frida Lyngstad (bet you didn't know that)
- Wheelchair accessibility