Hotel Maritim Skjervoy
Travel Blogs from Skjervoy
... failure and there were almost no survivors. From there we visited the Viking Museum which features three viking ships that had been repurposed as grave ships for important vikings. Their discovery in a particular type of clay meant that two of the three had been extremely well preserved and could be extracted and rebuilt by archeologists. While the museum itself was interesting, since it all happened so long ago there are so many unanswered questions that ...
... a thing here. I would have had a cuppa soup but in my heat induced misery I forgot to buy gas. First mistake! But at least it wasn't fatal, like accidentally treading on a bear or something. The housemate (who is Finnish) says there are bears, and also wolves, lynx and wolverines. These sounded bad to me, but she said the real problem is moose, which are apparently fearless and kill for fun. None here though, just some bees. BTW I'm reading "The ...
... exhibit to test if you can pull 300kg / 660lb like a husky / team of huskies. I discovered I could. Dogs were mentioned often, a polar exploration ship would set sail with almost 100 dogs, which provided much amusement to the crew for their 3 year expeditions. There's was an anecdote somewhere saying Siberian dogs would gladly cannibalize one another if given the opportunity, but Greenland / Alaskan dogs would always refuse to. There were ...
... diminished and was soon replaced by dense pine/birch forests and then green grasslands. We finally reached the outskirts of Oslo and by the time we arrived at the station downtown, my nose was sore from pressing against the window and my eyes bloodshot from lack of blinking so as not to miss anything along the way. In other words, the trip exceeded all expectations. It was getting late, so we disembarked and immediately set out on the half-mile or so walk to our hostel. Even ...
... its downhill.
Well i finally make it to the Chapel, but its hard to get any pictures because of the rain and fog. Next stop is the Ski jump, but its all covered in fog. Not to worry,i find a supermarket to buy a bread roll and some smoked salmon for lunch. So there i am sitting out the front of the supermarket, its still raining and below zero, but at least i am dry, cold but dry.
I take the metro home ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center