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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... having sailed in from the North Atlantic. The fjord is scarily deep in places.
It got a bit chilly, but we came prepared, so when the sun wasn't shining, which it only did briefly, we rugged up because the temperature only just got into double figures.
Tomorrow we are driving to Bergen around the northern side of the fjord, which includes 3 short car ferry crossings, which run regularly every 20 to 30 minutes.
More superlatives may be required.
... rain, hail, wind, clearing pockets, sun, and repeat thru the cycle. Near the end were giant waves and some girls started screaming.
After an hour an American couple got on one of the local stops, sat behind me, and were doing my head in with their endless ...
... the side road, followed it for a little while but it quickly turned to gravel. However the gravel was well packed and the bike felt stable, so I persisted for a while until we came to a tunnel through the rock face going up hill. Now this is the first tunnel I've ever seen with a gravel (quickly turning to clay) road, and of course the tunnel had no lighting so as soon as I entered it the only light I had was from the headlight of the bike. With poor visibility, what ...
... usual country side at first then gentle rolling hills covered in green pine trees, raging rivers wind through the hills, which then grow into mountains and as you near Ustaoset, rugged mountain tops are now covered in snow. By the time you reach Finse (the highest point on the line at 1222m above sea level), EVERYTHING is covered in a thick blanket of snow and the small lakes are still iced over while the larger bodies of water have little ice bergs floating in them as evidence ...
... a large, heavy, wheeled suitcase that filled the aisle was not good OH&S. The elderly gentleman, therefore, again with infinite good humour and grace, struggled to pull the offending suitcase up the aisle to the baggage area, the bus surging under accelerator, brake and corner making the task that much more a challenge. Young women in aisle seats threw out their arms to help him retain his feet. With baggage stowed safely, he returned to his seat. ...