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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... well pleased. A woman started an entire row of women with her chair touching mine, and in case that wasn't a terrible enough violation of my personal space, she conducted her conversation with the lady behind us by leaning onto my shoulder.
When I got tired of being accomodating and looked desperately at Jerry, he barked "Push her away!" and when I did she just kept up her babbling without any international incident.
Steve and Virginia were ...
... by own horn here: As most of you know I am allergic to exercise and have never, ever, gone on a mountain bike ride. Happy to do a short toodle around on smooth, level bitumen but have a history of falling straight over as soon as my wheels hit a softish bit of sand or a wobbly gravel path. So… like Giddo and his big bike – I leapt straight into the fire with this extreme sport version. Proud to say that I didn’t ...
... so you have an unprecedented view of the fjord. As you climb higher, trees are disappearing and you reach places where even today - middle of July and 30 degrees there is still snow. A very desolate landscape with snow patches, melting snow forming rivers and falls and hardly any visitors.
This is probably Norway at its best. We really enjoyed, stopped many times to take a short walk into the snow and ...
... are hostels, the cheapest dorm room being NOK200pp, but not available in every town. So, to save again, we camped in a small tent - which at times can be borderline freezing at night! Camping anywhere, as long as you are more than 150m from private property, is allowed in Norway. So if you can find somewhere suitable and be without facilities like a kitchen and bathroom, this is an awesome money saver! FLÅM Even smaller than Voss! And it's a seasonal town based heavily around ...
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 ...