Rica Maritim Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haugesund
Norway is obviously a country of superlatives!!! We did get on the ferry at 7 a.m. and cruised slowly down Lysefjord in the rain, but we could see Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) a rock platform 640 metres above the fjord with no guard rails. So peaceful going down the fjord. Because the ferry was pre-booked, we had to get unloaded at Forsand, and drove to Oanes to catch another ferry to Lauvik. Then we drove past Stavanger and took another ...
... week (well month), I think my Starbucks from Oslo airport will have to wait for the morning (caffeine rush this late would not do well for what I hope to be my first stress free nights sleep in what feels like a very long time!). Hopefully tomorrows flights are trouble free... Totally exhausted, but extremely excited...bring on tomorrow and our adventure! Signing out for the evening Two of the three Prytz's ...
After Norway, we made our way to Stockholm, which is our last European city before heading out to Russia. Our hotel was really cool. It was a converted boat that was permanently docked. To be honest, Stockholm was a beautiful city, but we had reached European city overload. We wandered around and took photos of all of the sites, but our hearts weren’t really in it. We were ready to head onto the next stage of our adventure. Bring on ...
... was a Kamikaze pilot and he claims that he was the worst in the world.
“Why’s that??” I asked
“Because he is still alive”, came the reply!!
When we returned to our cabin to get ready for dinner, we were greeted by an invitation left on our bed. It was an invite to the captain’s cocktail party on Thursday. It is a formal night so I will have to check what the captain will be wearing as I wouldn’t want to ...
... why people act the way they act. It is safer to sit at home and watch TV, but that is not the legacy I want to leave. In a country with 150 million people and about 100 millions living below the poverty line (one US dollar a day), a sligt improvement can mean the world for a lot of people, and that in itselft is very rewarding to me. Some of you know about my visa trouble, and it took ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center