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TravelPod Member ReviewsMidtnes Hotel Balestrand
B&B type feel, friendly, nice breakfast.
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... they tool themselves. Each color/pattern is built up a layer at a time, fired at 800 degrees Celsius for three minutes (five is right out) – up to 24 times depending on complexity. Along the way, we also learned about his love for birds and her experiences teaching art students as far away as Virginia. Rolf and Solveig shared their stories and hospitality for over an hour and we learned a LOT about enamel work and life in small town Norway. It was great spending time with ...
... would have called for a cog train, but this one uses an electric traction engine with a multiple-redundant braking system. All in all, a great train ride!
The town of Flam has a full time population of 350. When we got there, there were about 2,000 more due to there being a cruise ship in port. The ship literally dwarfs the town, making it seem wholly inadequate to the task. Dart and I are not big cruise fans and, seeing that the gifts in the
souvenir shops were ...
... s my day for today.
Update: arrived in Bergen. The port is super touristy, like they don't even try to hide it touristy. It's very pretty like Amsterdam. The fish market seems to be the main attraction, offering expensive street seafood. You can smell it before you see it... I was really excited and got a fish cake and a seafood mix, and was pretty disappointed by the taste. They all tasted a little weird. Like the crab was too sweet and the shrimps ...
... 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 ...
... This is where we learned so much from Our guide. She was a young woman (25) who had grown up in flam and on the fjords and she knew all of the stories of the farmers in their 90s who had lived on the farm since they were born. Or the Americans who bought the impossibly perched farm (400 meters above sea level) and who had to walk a steep trail from the dock (no road access) and only left once their children had to start school ( they Still live there ...