Travel Blogs from Balestrand
... winds. But inside the boat was very comfortable and even had a cafe on board.
The fjord looks very interesting from the water, its sides are cliffs rising almost straight out of the water, some of which even have ice caps. Some cliffs are rocky, some are covered with trees and every flat place has a house or a farm. Overall, the fjord is a very unusual place with mountains surrounding ...
... were served by an Irish guy who married a Norwegian girl who bought into the brew pub. They had moved to this tiny village and by all accounts he was very happy. And without the hordes of tourists it was easy to see why. I would post pics, but we are waiting for the camera to dry out and hopefully start working a bit! We got caught in the rain during the first part of the boat ride so poor thing is a bit waterlogged. Here's hoping it starts working again ...
... Norway, a small town of 13-hundred on a fjord that stretches 100 miles or more inland and is something like 200 miles from Oslo. These last two-and-a-half days have been full of things to do and we've a little adventure as well. The farm we mentioned is a real working farm just outside a very small village called Lom (rhymes with "Rome" the city). They raise sheep and chickens and rent cabins for visitors like us. Our cabin had all the comforts of home, but no TV, no phone and ...
... Meg- 'hike' was ace could have stayed there all day. Always say that I'll do more when I get home so if anyone is up for some walks I'm there. Balestrand is lovely would love to be here in full blown summer and also winter, can see how it changes! Norway seems to be question time, which consists of Cags and I asking each other random questions (how old is this, what's that, who's that, are they locals, what do they ...
... waterfall or some farms. Quite magical. It really does remind me of Canada, great lakes, cute houses, lovely barns, there were even sheep! I did say we might be going overboard with the camera, we don't know what is ahead. The higher we got, the colder it got. 12° when we left Oslo dropped to 3, and then it started snowing!!!! Beautiful Forrest's give way to hardangervidda a plateau quite barren, low vegetation and snow. Finse at 1222 meters above sea level was where it ...
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