Rica Maritim Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haugesund
... who was apparently the first woman to dog-sled across the North Pole, or something like that.Per and Ragnhild had booked in there and we, being poor pensioners, camped in Dulcie 400m up the road in a lay-by next to a stream and a couple of huge lakes.We had a lovely dinner with them in the hotel and then headed back down the road, but P & R came with us and had a couple of G&Ts and a couple of reds before heading back. And of course it ...
... 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 ...
... the residents ‘turf’ their roofs for added insulation. Imagine going to B & Q and asking for some turf.
"Yes, sir certainly. How big is the lawn?”
“No it’s not for me lawn. It’s for me roof!!”
At intervals along the side of the road, there are piles of rocks that have been placed one on top of another. We asked a few passers-by if they knew what these meant. Everyone was as baffled as we where. On ...
... The Island (recommended by a rather drunk woman in a pub in N. Ireland when I told her I was going to Greece).
On the way home from Bergen we found a hut to sleep in, sort of like a youth hostel except you get private rooms. These huts are all over Norway and a nice and not so expensive way to travel around. We met a dutch brother and sister who joined us for games that evening. After breakfast we headed back home, collecting ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center