Norlandia Sletvold Hotel & Apts
Travel Blogs from Oppdal
... just how much a catastrophe this was, because they don't
sell beer in a supermarket at all from 4pm on a Saturday until Monday mornings!
We saw an elk! It was beside the road, quite a young one
with just small antlers, and , Sod's law, I had the map etc on my lap, so
grovelled frantically for the camera, which then jammed! Aarghhh! So no-one
believes us now because he then sauntered off into ...
... br> need either because there was only one road (the E6 for those who may be
interested) that goes up that way.
The roads are very good on the whole thankfully, but the
highest speed limit we have found in the whole of Norway is 56 mph, and most
people stick to it. All the lilac trees are in full blossom here & there
are a lot of lupins on the roadsides.
The weather on ...
... to have a delicious lunch - but no. The gas adjustment was a bit too strong, and the result is viewable amongst the photos... Anywho - we also brought insta-porridge that we mixed up with milk and had rice porridge with sugar (borrowed from Sinclair yesterday) and cinnamon. Was a good meal all in all, and now we're moving on to destination. Så, vi har ...
The nature here is incredible! Wide lands and massive mountaintops - and to know that this is really just a little part of the whole earth..! I'm stunned. We got here pretty late, and Bia was tired, so we set camp after 5 km. We tented on sand close to a small stream that we had to cross - slippery stones, but both got over dry! My iPhone got troubled when we had the tent up, so I could take pictures, but not upload to blog. That's ...
After a long day of travelling by car, we finally arrive in Hjerkinn, at Hjerkinnhus guesthouse. Here we can park the car for 50 NOK a day and start our walk. By recommendation from the staff, we point out our destination to be Viewpoint Snøheim. It is possible to take a shittlebus 5 times a day, but then we'd have to wait for tomorrow morning - so we'll walk. Not that it's a big deal! The scenery here ...