Quality Hotel Edvard Grieg
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
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... the influence of long seafaring and farming traditions with salmon, herring, trout, codfish and other seafood balanced by cheeses, dairy products and breads, predominantly dark breads. Ok, enough of all that, except one more little detail. It is a law in Norway that all farm animals MUST experience at least 4 months a year outside. Not allowed to keep them in barns all year round. On Sunday, we docked in Bergen, Norway. It is a beautiful ...
... of wine for under $10 at Systembolaget, the Norwegian equivalent could not match that. We got a bag of wine (1.5L) for 199NOK (exchange rate is $1 = ~8NOK, so $25 -- we got a 3L box for almost this in Sweden), and had a couple drinks before dinner and saved the remainder for tomorrow. They sell a much higher proportion of wine here in boxes / bags / cartons than any other countries (counting Sweden with Norway here). We're not sure why, but we think ...
... just as much as booking one ie, around 1250 NOK or £110 each. A lot for a day out but if it’s the only way to see the sights, then so be it.
They arrived on the dot of 18:58 and after a struggle with their luggage which weighed a ton (gin, cake and our mail adding significantly to the weight) we were on board and drinking champagne and chatting ten to the dozen in no time. In fact we were so busy, that I forgot to take any ...
... huge, cold bowling balls of water on our heads and someone was yelling AAAAGGGGHHHH!!! and it was me and the bucket filled fast and we heroically lifted it from the hook and handed it safely to the young attendant. Just as the boat pulled back to free us from the onslaught of water, the attendant ceremoniously pulled the bucket back and threw the whole ******n thing out onto the two of us.
(I asked him later, " You get to do that ...
... the ups and downs of his various businesses, and the fish of Norway. We are a captive audience in more than one sense of the word. (Later, one of the waiters tells us that the story never varies by a single word.)
Another half-hour or so later, we are ushered into the dining room, as spare as the exterior, except that some of the simple modernist Scandinavian chairs have reindeer skins slung over their backs in case the weather turns ...