Travel Blogs from Rjukan
... Rjukan. We've been there a couple of hours so there wasn't any time left to get with the Krossobanen, the oldest cablecartrack of Norway and to get with the Gaustabanen to get up the Gaustatoppen. This morning it was very cloudy, but now the sun is shining, there is lot of wind, but the temperture is ...
This morning when we woke up, the sun was shining, so we packed our stuff and drove to Sveindal from there we drove to Evje. Grom Evje we drove North to Rygnestad and from there we took the road to Dalen, from Dalen we took the road to ...
... We explored a couple of roads off of the main road, and were rewarded both times! The first took us to a quiet path with a view of the lake to enjoy the entire way. The second led to a summer cabin, not in use quite yet. We trekked up the hill with Thor, our solid new Subaru Outback, and found a lovely table and bench (made of local rocks) to enjoy our lunch in ...
... making for great scenery. We passed only one city, and the rest of the way was just forested mountainland.
We arrived at the SIlver MInes a few minutes before the mine train left. We saw the display center (English translations available) and learned a bit about the mining operations before we got on the train.
One note- mines are like caves in that they will be cold, even if it's not cold outside. I was chilly, but ok in my jeans and long-sleeve shirt, but ...
... br> When we arrived at Seljord, I couldn't believe the masses of camper-vans ,caravans and tents - there were literally thousands of them, and it turns out that there was some sort of later-day hippie festival/concert, something akin to Woodford, and they'd turned out in hordes. We toyed with the idea of having a quick look but when told that it was Nk350 each admission, we decided we really couldn't give a hoot, and just kept driving.
The scenery was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking