Hotell Dag Bondeheim
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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... skid marks on the road made by unfortunate vehicles, who had underestimated the curve of the road. Nick pointed out that he had developed some similar ones in his underpants from the severity of the bends too.
Skien is famous as the home of Hendrik Ibsen of Peer Gynt fame. We saw his statue, but we were not up to another small museum, so we sat and watched the fish jumping in the fjord, whilst eating more massive ice-creams and sending my blood sugar through the roof.
... best flag in the wardrobe. There is parade after parade, starting with school children, and then sporting groups and clubs and just ordinary citizens, but all dressed up, waving flags and shouting and singing and, I didn't know that there were that many marching bands in the country - I am sure I saw 30 different ones on the day just in the small local town of Porsgrunn ( pop about 35,000). And then everyone goes and eats....and eats....
... some smoked pork-chops which weren't half bad either.
These Norwegians are quite fanatical about swimming, and because the water was so warm, they were in and out of the drink first thing in the morning, half a dozen times a day, and last thing at night, no matter that it would blow a brown dog off a chain.
The house comes with a bunch of bikes, and we brought another 3 with us as well in the water taxi, and we cycled up and down the island, and ...
... Looking inside
it had not been used for quite a few years but everything from the sofa to the
beds were all still there as left.
Finally I arrive into the town of Geilo where I see the bikes I met earlier
all parked up. I park up beside them and go on the search for them. The whole
place is dead and every shop is closed and after searching for them with no
result I finally decide to continue on my way.
From here its onto the route 40 which heads ...
... the "bommies" that jump up out of 65m.... they manned the lines, and it wasn't long before we had 17 nice little mackerel (different fish to our mackerel), and we headed back triumphant, after also stopping to dive for some " blaushell" (mussels) which were to serve for bait for another fishing expedition.