Quality Hotel & Resort Straand
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Up early again this morning for a 300km trip to Vradal in the south west of Norway. It is raining which is to be expected in this part of the world but not cold. The clouds are low this morning making it very foggy as we wind our way through the mountain ranges. Waterfalls abound as do rapidly running rivers and large lakes. There is minimal habitation in these heavily forested mountains. Occasionally you will see a smattering of wooden houses, many ...
... Mythology as well as folklore of Trolls and Elves. They say trolls can either help or hinder people. If they come out in the sun, they are turned to stone.
The scenery was beautiful with mountain landscapes and numerous waterfalls.
We left at 6:00 pm and sailed through the 127 mile Sognefjord. It is the world's second longest fjord and stretches halfway to ...
We moved into our apartment on March 1. We came with two trailers of furniture, and were accompanied by John, Shane's uncle that took care of us in Kongsvinger, and Karianne, Shane's cousin. They pulled together some furniture for us to begin to fill our large apartment. After some pretty serious shopping at Beltima (Norways' equivalent to Walmart...I know, but it's so expensive here...) and IKEA (thank GOD for ...
Took a day trip to a town called Seljord, not really knowing what to expect. And I cannot explain how pleasantly surprised we were! Just a short 30 minute drive, and we find ourselves in one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. And I've seen a lot of beautiful places! The sun was shining, the water was still, the reflection of the mountains on the lake was ...
... made its appearance, we grabbed the camera, ran out the door, and soaked in as much as we could for the 10 minutes before it set again. And would it return again? Yes! The next morning, when I saw rays of sun through our skylight in our bedroom, I ran to the window! These photos are my first sunrise (visible that is...) in Norway. We were ...