BEST WESTERN Stav Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Stav Hotel Hommelvik
The Stav is a handy and comfortable abode between the airport and downtown. The price is fair and the food is great. The included evening buffet is a real cost saving, The fjord view from the dining room is always spectacular.
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... quickly. Partly because there's not a lot to Åndalsnes, and partly because I was dragging my rucksack around with me. I found a hobby shop and got a bit more wool for my crochet project, then went and sat down on the pier for a few hours. It was pretty nice - hot and sunny, and a lovely view over the fjord. There was also a little chapel in an old railway carriage next to the station, complete with choral music, stained glass windows and a ...
... an old area with packhorses along the water that are build on wooden poles. Very fascinating to see. Then we went up to the hill with the castle from where we had a nice view over the city. The castle is the only remaining one of a defense system around Trondheim to fight against invaders from Sweden and England. From there we strolled back down into the center and walked through the streets, until we ended up in the ...
... s the university,” like she didn’t really know what we were going to see. She was fuzzy on history, especially the dates (she wasn’t “good with numbers”, she said). The drive was supposed to be an hour, but lasted just 45 minutes (probably because we left 15 minutes late) and ended at a fort overlooking the city. She told us a bit about the fort and then told us that the museum there required an admission ticket and ...
... we were told that it had proved completely watertight since it was built. When we emerged we were driving along the road between the Atlantic and the fjord and it was easy to see the contrast between the stormy ocean and the calm waters of the sheltered fjord..
Our first stop was at the 13th century Stavechurch at Kvernes. This has been preserved almost in its original state, one of a very few in Norway. We were greeted at the door by our guides ...
As we disembarked by 07:45 we saw many people going to work. Bicycles, cars, bus. But it was still completely dark until about 08:45! It was kind of interesting to be able to look into people's apartments as windows were lit up while they got ready for work.
I was struck by seeing a young boy - perhaps no more than 10 years old - taking the public bus to work. He knew exactly what he was doing. ...