Quality Hotel Grand Kristiansund
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a tunnel under the sea for about 5 kms.
We found a lovely spot for the night beside the marina. After tea we went for a walk and had a look along the waterfront where large boats were tied up on one side of the street and there were shops on the other side.
The next morning was bright and sunny again so we decided to ...
... in for our tour and boarded the bus. The tour guide was wearing a beautiful native costume that her grandmother made. The embroidery was exquisite. She said the styles are specific to certain areas and for the costume to be considered authentic, they need to be made to specification of the dressmakers birthplace. Kristiansand is very small and but is the larges producer of off shore oil drilling equipment and looking at the port we could believe it. As the bus ...
... swell and several white horses as far as the eye could see. I don’t think we’ll be spending much time up on deck today!
In the dining room during breakfast, we took advantage of more free ‘champagne’ and Bucks Fizz, as tonight is the final formal night and FOCL always put out sparkling wine at breakfast time, on all their ships. I enjoyed three chilled glasses along with a breakfast of smoked salmon, cold meats, ...
... br> Kristiansund is the main port in northern Norway for the offshore oil and gas industry and a lot of exploration and drill ships come and go from this port.
At 9.00am we assembled in the Neptune Lounge, waiting for our bus number to be called. Then we disembarked the Boudicca and eagerly looked around. We were moored up next to an exploration ship called the Edda Fauna and there were a few shops, a ...
... Norway, but yes we did and it was even very warm here.
We ended the day in a restaurant in the city with a view on the harbor where we saw the Hurtigruten arriving, loading and unloading and leaving again after an hour or so. Very impressive these service boats that sail from the south of Norway all up to the most northern point in 11 days and take people and goods on board as they go from harbor to harbor.