BEST WESTERN Lofoten Hotell
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... traditional Norwegian dishes we should try including whale!! Not really fancying that I did go for a traditional Norwegian stew - it was tasty - tai got a veggie burger - not so Norwegian! We then headed back to the hotel grabbed our bags and made our way to the ferry terminal where we boarded to head off to tromso a journey that would take 14 hours, we found our little cabin which had a porthole window that was right at sea level and then made our way up on ...
... 8220;Introduction to the Lofoten Islands”. Then off we went for a look around Leknes, which is the administrative centre for the islands. As we went along, the landscape reminded me of that of the Scottish islands of Lewis and Harris; there was the same mountains, lakes, peat bogs and gorgeous white sandy beaches (not that we’d be going there for a swim!) as well as fields of sheep and farmland.
... we were back on the bus. When we reached the ferry terminal we could see our boat far off in the distance and, as we were herded inside to a waiting room, we were told it would be about a 15-minute wait. The idea was that we could go through the waiting room to the port on the other side and watch the boat go under the bridge, but the door was locked. We turned back the other way just in time to see the bus taking off. Eventually, a dock worker came and opened the door, ...
... walking up a mountain range in the cold rain and mist to find it all cleared up when we were on top to reveal the most amazing steep and craggy mountains all round.
We are now on a ferry to Bodo looking at the beautiful islands behind us and its so overwhelming its brought happy tears to my eyes and a lump in my throat. I just hope the rest of Norway can live up to the Lofoton islands.
... I had done my washing (involving some time sitting in my pants in the laundry room again, during which time I was somehow mistaken for the manager of the museum) I got a coffee and a roll from the bakery and had a walk round the village for a bit. The hostel here is quite sociable. I had a chat with Maria and Andreas from Frankfurt outside the bakery. They recommended the Viking museum, but suggested I didn't try and row the ...