Rica Hotel Alta
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Family rooms
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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Travel Blogs from Alta
... so the shelves are a rainbow, but not a swirly/mottled rainbow like we're used to here. If you want a familiar LYS experience, this is it. And yes, they had the reflective yarn we were looking for. As mentioned, we also found yarn in the Kiwi, which seems to indicate that many general/grocery stores carry yarn - Spar Kjøp, Kiwi, Rema1000. I never saw any in a Coop Prix, but I never really looked, so it's possible!
... temperature has risen. It reached about 13degrees in the afternoon. We are looking forward to a very pleasant evening in Tromso. We arrived in Tromso at about 6pm & rode the chair lift up the mountain over looking the city. Tromso is built on 3 islands and is the 8th largest city with a population of 70,000. It's regarded as the gateway to the north and, while it is actually still 300kms inside the Arctic Circle, because it is influenced by the ...
... except the information centre. Even finding anything to eat was difficult except if you wanted a hamburger or pizza! Think I would rather go hungry. Luckily it was a short stop and not a place I need to return to. In the afternoon we travelled about 120km south west to Alta through the Arctic tundra. Colder travelling through this area as it is not protected by Trade Winds due to being surrounded by mountains. There is a lot of snow on the mountain ranges here, even though it ...
... br> We went on to Alta, stopping at the Museum which has Northern Europe's largest collection of prehistoric rock carvings and art. it is a World Heritage Site.
Unlike the big show caves in Spain and France, the carvings at Alta are in the open air, spread for ...
... on later, we're going to be snug as bugs :-) 9:15 came and we went to the coaches in a blizzard :-( which meant clouds :-( big thick ones :-( We set off for the 60 minute journey, which took around 75 due to the weather, ice roads again way up in the mountains behind Alta. As we got near we could see a few stars in the sky and when we arrived one of the guides came on the coach and said they had just seen activity :-) We got off the coach to 360 degree stars :-) it ...