Thon Hotel Sorlandet
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... would picture as inviting - mostly rocks, but still very picturesque. Fishing remains an important part of the economy. Grimstad is a charming little seaside village, best known as the birthplace of Ibsen. We had great coffee and lunch at the Ibsen Café before wandering through the town and along the waterfront. Tomorrow, ...
... delicious fjord prawns we got for lunch. They are the same size as our lake illawarra prawns, and very sweet meat. We have been seeing them in the supermarkets, but they have always been packaged in brine/ vinegar. This time we got fresh ones and really enjoyed them. We also got some fresh herring fish to try. I made Bengali yoghurt fish with them - yumm. The hundreds of tunnels along the roads still amaze me. There are lots of toll roads here in ...
... lights, quite startling. Equally startling was the gorgeous views from the top. It is indeed, a very pretty town, situated as it is on the banks of a very good salmon river, the Mandalselva. The town rose to prominence during the 18th century as it was a centre for exporting pine and oak to Holland, where it was in demand for furniture making. Today it has a comfortable, affluent feel about it and all of the older clapboard houses ...
... a pleasant environment to live in.
Back to the boat for lunch and then out again, this time with camera and to do some serious sight-seeing. The town is less than 1kmē so it doesn’t take long to see the main features. It was founded by Christian IV in 1641 who wanted to strengthen his coastal defences. The town, in common with all of the forward thinking king’s projects, was built on a grid pattern and it remains this way to this day. Indeed, ...
After leaving the Port, we headed off to a recommended place to see - Lillesand; it might well have been a picturesque town but the camp site was to bizarre to even contemplate staying, so we set off back to Kristiansands and down to Lindesnes. ...