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... amp; Dave on Tuesday.
Lillehavn is only 15 miles from Mandal so there was no reason for us to leave early and it was delightfully warm on the back of the boat. We opted therefore for an after-lunch start, lunch being marinated scampi tails bought from a nearby (very) fishmonger and delicious they were. Previously we'd been to the local coop store to buy bread (good bread in Norway) and we’d also bought two ...
... we must admit was our first choice.
After setting up GP, we headed off to see the Light House; a very rugged and windy place. Returning to GP about 21:15 - dinner was late, it was still daylight.
The night was windy outside the van and a disturbed night was had by all; the Navigator woke like a bear with a soar head!
What we learned:
-Norways nature is stuning
-Maut system sucks
-Even with maut street the limit is usually 90km/h
-You need time to get around because it is so beautiful and you wanna stop everywhere and because driving limit is around 80km/h
- Yes, norway is expensive.
- There are no isolated lakes or places actually. Huts and houses are ...
... days or how mentally or physically tired one is. Often another cyclist will comment that a particular section is difficult which you personally find not too bad, while other times, they make the day not seem so bad, whereas you'll find it really strenuous. This was the case for me on our trip to Lygdnal-no-one seemed to mention the very steep pass we had to do before descending down into Lyngdal located at sea level at the end of a fjord! I had to push a lot of the way, as the incline ...
... you. Bikes fixed we then went on to tackle what I believe were the hardest and longest climbs of this little adventure of ours. Up, down, then up again. Never ending. As if God himself was watching, just as we came to the final 10 miles of the day, the heavens opened adding even more drama to the occasion. But we got through it. Just. Chaz is lying next to me sleeping. I'm sure he's dreaming about the hamburger and beer we will be treating ourselves for dinner ...