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... headed back to the hostel to get ready for my trip. I got all my things in order and waited a bit longer, caught an episode of AD and left for the train station. A 9 hour train ride was up next, and boy was it an uncomfortable one. My fear of snoring on public transport and lack of pillow made it quite impossible to sleep, but what a beautiful train ride it was. Even though it was night time the entire trip basically, we are so far north it doesn't really get that dark -- so there ...
... are even more beautiful. The colours are stunning, each year over 50,000 bedding plants are planted in different colour ways and combinations. And by now the sun was breaking through and the sky turning blue adding to the beauty of the landscaping.
The gardens were first planted some 30 years ago by the present owners father on barren land. They first planted fir trees as wind breaks then added flowers. When ...
... for the weather in Stavanger), Midnight Special, Fortunate Son and a spine-tingling version of Long as I can see the Light.
At 66, Fogerty’s vocals and guitar skills remain first class. Greg rates the concert as one of the top three concerts he’s ever attended (Fogerty has been one of his music heroes since childhood). Lenny loved it too, though he kept yelling out ‘and let’s hear it for Kenny Aronoff on drums’ – ...
... and I can no longer use my Canon for photos; all the photos
you’ll see after today are from my iPhone. Thank goodness for the iPhone~!!
Returning to the ship, I had my first night of Desk Hours.
Not a lot of people know me yet so I didn’t have a lot of people.
Dinner tonight was again casual; I think we had pizza? It
was delicious; and mom really likes the soft ice cream they have in the ice
... top (Neverdalsskåret) you are about half way to Pulpit Rock and the scenery changes - you're now on the mountains, not just walking in the hills.
The next section traverses along beside a slope and eventually up it, and over to a lovely sheltered area with several small lakes called Tjødnane which is good for a picnic stop, and you can swim in the lakes - but not too early ...