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... park', I suspected it would be quite a lame affair. As we drove past the little square of lawn with a band-stand in it, there were about 10 people picnicking on the damp grass. The band didn't appear to be playing. We didn't stop.
Verdens Ende is a strip of land hanging off the side of Norway like a witches nose. You can drive down past holiday cottages and pretty wooden houses with roses in the gardens to get to the furthest point. It ...
... family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal;">We had a couple of lovely days staying up at Kristian and Mentzine's cabin in the mountains near Rjukan ( site of the WWII heavy-water plant sabotage famed in Heroes of Telemark movie) and we hiked across the mountain in about a metre of mostly packed snow (except for when it wasn't and we sank up to the waist in it). Fun!
... wanted to go.
Haakon had the bright idea to cycle to the end of the island (it is 7km long) and he kindly? offered me the better? of the 2bikes at our disposal - he had a bare-bones stripper, and I had the admittedly shinier, girl's bike, which had some handy light-weight and streamlining items like front and rear mudguards, dress-guard, chain-guard, lights, hub-dynamo, close-weave front basket, luggage-rack etc, and as a result it weighed 15kg more..
And we ...
... its nowhere near as
busy as route 7 and is perhaps much more bike friendly than route 7.
As this road is not at such a high altitude as route 7 it means it has more
trees and rivers etc and so I manage to make up good time instead of stopping
for photos every mile or so.
When I pulled into Geilo I was in desperate need for a coffee but with no
shops to be found I headed and was hoping to find a coffee shop as soon as
possible. Well, never in ...
... 175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">After cleaning and preparing them for cooking, Per decided that we couldn't eat that many, so Per, as ever, decided to score some favour-points by giving some surplus to one of the neighbours......not stupid, our Per.....