Travel Blogs from Sandnes
... Wellington's cable car. Great city views too.
The night before we left Bergen was rainy, so we had ...
... the country’s involvement in off-shore drilling, and how it compared to the narratives of the US oil industry. The contrast was shocking and refreshing. The place was clearly the beneficiary of an enterprise that has made the country, and its citizens, very rich. To the tune of $500,000 per citizen in the state savings fund. Yes, the industry is state-owned, and its proceeds belong, substantially, to everyday Norwegians.
An Oslo ...
... the net and found a place to stay and gave George the Lat/n/Long, and when we got there, there was a sign on the locked gate to say that they no longer took campervans and caravans, only on-site and villas.
... of finding a flat, sheltered spot but, at last, the road descended and we pulled in beside partially frozen Lake Totak (at a mere 2250 ft) where, after witnessing a lovely sunset, we battened down the hatches, burrowed under the covers and hoped the water system didn’t freeze!
Fortunately, although there was snow in the night, sleet in the morning and the temperature in the van was way down into single figures, ...
... coin a phrase from a popular sit-com about an Irish priest, she replied, ‘No Chris, the Grand Princess is smaller, the Azura is far way!!!’
We headed down toward the cathedral that was built by Bishop of Winchester, Reinhold in 1272. It is the best preserved in Norway. The twin square towers give it a characteristic look that has resisted tampering with until this day. There was scaffolding around it when it came in to view so that ...
Other places to stay in Sandnes
Julie Eges gate 5, Sandnes | 4 star hotelfrom $162
Roald Amundsensgate 115, Sandnes | 3 star hotelfrom $128
Storgaten 45, Sandnes | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Luramyrveien 12, Sandnes | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Lutsiveien 70, Sandnes | 3 star hotelfrom $160
St. Olavsgata 38, Sandnes | 3 star hotelfrom $123