Quality Hotel Vica

Fogdebakken 6, Bossekop, Alta, Finnmark, North Norway, 9501, Norway | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alta

Tromso then reindeer!!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Woke to sunshine!! First we went to the Arctic" Cathedral", built in 1965,( same year as the Sydney Opera House) and truly outstanding . Then to the Polar Museum, in an 1840s building on the harbour, with exhibits on Amundsen's exploration and trapping /hunting through the years. Then we went in search of the museum of the Tirpitz, a German ...

Day 9 Last day in Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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... practice their English, I took the shuttle bus again but the cloud was starting to form and as I had enjoyed the museum and surrounding area so much I decided to go back to the ship and not venture around Alta town.

Back on board I watched local school children give a powerpoint presentation all about their country and school - it was a project for the class and in turn 2 ...

Day 8 Another great day in Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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Day 8 - Our 2nd day in Alta

It was about 6am I woke, put on my glasses first, then boots, then coat and made my way to the warm lodge to the facilities and decided as it was such a beautiful morning I might just as well stay up.

I Went back to room No. 6 by which time David was also up and ready. We enjoyed a hot coffee and as the sun was starting to appear along the top of the mountain we put on our Arctic Jackets and both went for a ...

Day 7 Alta & The Ice Hotel

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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Back inside for another warm up and out one more to time before retiring to bed, it was just after midnight.
We put on our thermals, picked up the two sleeping bags (2 each that is) and set off into the Igloo and our room for the night.
The room is around 8ft square and most of this space is taken up by a huge double bed which is covered with reindeer skins (although the bed is framed by ice you actually sleep on wooden boards ...

Day 6 En Route to Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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... take a note of it for a future entry.
By lunch time the sun had started to shine, giving rather a false illusion to the temperature outside.

There was a lecture by a Concorde Captain which we missed unfortunately but did attend the afternoon lecture "Using your camera creatively" which was very interesting.

By 4pm we had crossed the Arctic Circle, popped our ...

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This hotel, located on Fogdebakken 6, Bossekop, Alta, is near Rock Drawings of Alta.
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