Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel
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... in late September, there are no more tours or transportation out to this area. It is a bit of a distance from Stavanger. But Nature never closes and I really wanted to do this hike….so I found a way to get there without jumping thru a lot of hoops.
My journey began with my rental car pick-up! It was a push button start, which was so quiet, I didn't even think it was on! Haha. I headed ...
We took an organised trip to see the 3 giant swords which symbolised the uniting of Norway by Harald Fair Hair. Note the interesting character who seemed determined to be in our shot!
Our next stop was The Petroleum Museum - very interesting displays relating to exploration on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Apparently when oil was predicted in ...
... was one called Pulpit Rock. You can climb to the top of Pulpit Rock and stand on the edge, not something we cared to do even if we'd had the time. One part of the fjord was very deep right next to the rocks and out boat was able to get close enough to touch the rock face. We also rode right up to a waterfall where they collected a bucket of water and passed glasses of it around to everyone on the boat. The boat dropped us off right next to the cruise ship. We ...
... us around the point of the isthmus and onto the quayside of Vågen. We were staggered at what we saw – a truly colossal cruise ship, the Caribbean Princess. She weighs in at nearly 113,000 tons, is almost 1000’ long, has 17 decks and has a capacity for 3,600 passengers. Thankfully most of them must have opted to stay on board to avoid the cold weather, either that or they were on a tour somewhere as the streets were not crowded. Even the bulk of the ship ...
... hike was supposed to be a bit easier, and therefore if the weather turned on us we wouldn't be completely miserable.
Hannah (the official trip navigator) looked up the route and took some screen shots of the directions. Vincent had been extremely trusting, and left us his car for the day (otherwise we would have been forced to hitchhike to the rock from the ferry). We decided against a nap this time, as we wanted to ...