Brakanes Hotel

Promenade 1, Ulvik, Western Fjords, 5731, Norway | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ulvik

Wilderness Travel-Day Five

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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... to say, this spike in temperature was a real treat! After the hike, we started the two hour voyage along the fjord to Lofthus where we will be for the next two days. To pass the time, I broke out my card game Scabble Slam. Not a bad way to pass the time. We arrived at the Hotel Ullensvang family owned since 1846. The composer Edvard Grieg spent many a summer here composing music. The hotel is fantastic! The beauty of the mountains and fjord are just ...

Wilderness Travel-Day Four

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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Yahoo, the rain has stopped and our hike today will be that much more fun! Today, we will have a local guide in addition to our WT guide. Hans was quite a character. He is from Ulvik although he has many years traveling the world involved in humanitarian works. The terrain we covered today was not as tough as yesterday partly because it was drier. After the hike we enjoyed a traditional lunch of ...

Travel day to Lofthus

A travel blog entry by rerowand

... wasn't as nice a train as the first one. I slept most of the way. Upon our arrival in Voss we hopped back on our bus. On the road again to our next ferry ride from Bruravik to Brimmes, a quick 10 minute trip. We didn't have to get off the bus, but many did for the WC. I needed to stretch and stand up for awhile. Final leg of the day, Brimmes to Lofthus to our hotel, Hotel Ullensvang where many famous people have stayed, including ...

Flam!

A travel blog entry by abudebbie

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... up the mountains today. It is only a 20 km trip, but it is quite steep and takes nearly an hour. They say it is the steepest railway that isn't funicular. It truthfully didn't feel that steep, but there were lots of tunnels. It was 866 m above sea level at the top, only half the altitude of Prescott, but there was still a lot of snow and the trees and grass were not yet green. It was pretty chilly too! I think it has more to ...

Peace and quiet in nature's beauty

A travel blog entry by elaqid

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We had the best intention in the world of getting up very early this morning to witness the sailing of the ship thru the Hardanger Fjord, but alas, sleep got in the way! There is no port in Ulvik able to handle a ship of our size, for that matter there really isn't even a port to say, but what a scenic spot to anchor! We are at the top of one of the fjords off of the Hardanger Fjord and it ...

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