Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
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... br> It's really quite difficult to explain the exact feeling, as it's something you need to experience for yourself. I know of a few people that have done something similar before, and any discussions on the subject are quite simple - specifics are rarely mentioned, only generalities on how amazing and unforgettable the experience was, as we sigh and our eyes glaze over while we ponder the good ol' days.
For most people, work ...
... for the google map trap. But punching a cab driver for, in essence doing his job, in a foreign land might not be the best idea. I do admit I made him work to pull the money put of my clinched fist. Once inside we had a funny encounter with the receptionist Ran, which caused us to get into a creepy elevator which stood still at our floor for 4 seconds before opening the doors which scared the life out of Leandra and made me laugh till my ribs were sore as she went into hulk ...
... overlooks Lysefjord with I ncredible views. It requires a ferry and bus for a combined cost of 250nok. Again overpriced but the journey is beautiful. The hike up to Preikestolen is about 4km each way, and is a little strenuous, about the same as the hike up the mist trail to the top of vernal falls in Yosemite valley. I decided to scramble up a little higher to the high point of the mountain and was rewarded with some spectacular views. ...
... I managed to find a group of 3 pretty serious looking Norwegian hikers and they were more than happy to share a cab. In the cab they asked me if I would like to join them for the walk as they take a slightly different path than usual which I immediately accepted. What I didn't realise was the pace these guys were going to hike(/run) at!
The hike that was supposed to take around 2hrs was completed in just over 1hr and by the time we got there I ...
... where the same day we catch a flight back to London.
So, Norway - picture postcard stunning, efficient and EXPENSIVE!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRadisson Blu Royal Hotel Stavanger
It is a good hotel for business people but also for the common tourist. The breakfast is very good and the staff is very nice. The location is perfect right near Skagen, the old shopping center.
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