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... waterfall with views over this typical West Norwegian fjord valley which has been carved out of the mountains by millions of years of glacial activity.
Our lovely hotel is facing the water, and is built in a grand style reminiscent of the classic old lodges of Yellowstone National Park. We gather in the enormous lobby bar for drinks and conversation, followed by an excellent buffet ...
Arrived about 7am. Very noisey winches ropes. Woke us up so got up to look at the beautiful view. A tiny wee end on the fjord town of 500 soon to be overrun with tourists. Our ship plus another then bus loads of tours from Bergen. All to take the famous Flam train ride up the mountain. Only lasting an hour return it apparently takes in stunning high scenery. Trouble is the cost ...
... of snow. The river water had cut its way through many of these walls and
glaciers and made tunnels under much of the ice making for some good
Away up high on the edge of this wonderful mountain I am once again looking
down from the cliff tops towards the frozen lake way down below. From up here it
simply looked like quite a large lake but only after I realised a small white
lump at the edge of the lake was a rather large house and not ice as I first ...
... in Flam overlooking the fjord and wondering if our bags will make it to Oslo. We paid to have them portered to our hotel so as not to carry them on 3 trains, a ferry and a bus. If it doesn't work Mark has experience in surviving with minimal underwear.
So as not to get too sedentary, we had the 4 km walk around the valley before collapsing in the hotel.
Tomorrow for a change it's a couple of train trips and a late arrival in Oslo.
... deafening and then suddenly some enchanting music begins and from behind a rock a female dancer/troll emerges and performs an enticing dance to lure away the menfolk. Lovely fairy tale but it added to the trip. When we reached our stop we all made our way to an hotel where we were served tea/coffee with waffles (what you call. Naughty but nice, actually very nice). After the refreshments we headed off (all of 3 minutes walk) to see ...