Quality Hotel Waterfront Alesund
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We had booked another full day bus ride with our friends from cruise critic. On this date, we had a bus ride on the loop through the Trollsteigen, or so called "Troll Road" of Norway. There are many stories of trolls in Norway - as little children were told they would be kidnapped by these creatures that could hide as stone.
It was a long drive on what started out as a very gray day. We were worried that we wouldn't have nice views but ...
... was that I hadn’t booked any accommodation in Helsinki, which was where I was flying to that night. Had a look and the only thing that was available was a hotel out near the airport for 90 euros. The budget definitely went out the window here.
The last of the Norway trip was a 7-hour hung-over drive back to Oslo in the pouring rain ready for our flights out. It was definitely worth it though, the fjords were amazing! ...
... the best choice for us. On the way up the mountain our double decker bus has to stop quickly as a deer jumps out of the bushes and crosses in front of us. Yay we have seen a reindeer in the wild! We stay on the bus for the whole circuit and get a good look around. We head back on foot to the town centre and a quick walk up and down the streets. Our afternoon bus ...
... When we sleep in our interior stateroom, its pitch dark and impossible to keep track of time. Were always tired, physically drained from gym walking about, or weird sleep.- We are growing more cynical and frustrated with people. This morning a couple next to us at breakfast oozed such negativity it was infuriating. I dont like this menu, I'm too tired to get up and move, I want a specific amount of blueberries on my muffin, too much. Take it ...
... high above the mountains.
I also found Alesund an attractive port but busier than Kristiansund as cruise ships visited Alesund. Fortunately today there was only one cruise ship in dock. On the way down the hill I spoke to an English couple who were on their first cruise, a 7 day cruise through the fjords.
Both evenings whilst at the campsite cruise ships have sailed along the fjiord but are too far away to see much detail or ...