Rica Maritim Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... immersed in boiling water, a quick stab into the mouthpart area, followed by a twiddle to mash thing up, is enough and Paul, who has more knowledge than most on this subject having worked in fisheries in Ireland during his postdoctoral phase of his career, volunteered to do the dirty on the dozen or so hapless beasts.
Before long, we had the salted water boiling merrily in the communal cooking area provided in this excellent harbour and some time ...
... but haven't experimented with the herring, mackerel or brown cheese. Nothing new before race day. Don't need any help with twitchy gut. Breakfast is typical European style. Fueling up. It's now Saturday morning about 8:30. Got a couple miles in on the run course, easy bike spin. Off to race briefing, check in bikes n then chill for rest of the afternoon. Will check in post race. If they have live tracking, it will be on Ironman.com. Jeff is #147, LT is 2008 and I'm 2006. Happy 4th of ...
... said "Puffins, puffins, puffins" like we hadn’t heard a word he’d said.
There was a lecture on board about glaciers but I didn’t want to go to it. There was also a movie at night about Whisky Galore and didn’t go to that as well (having seen it many years ago).
We had the most perfect of weather, blue skies and not many waves.
... of his head. Very funny.
The next day, our gracious hosts loaded us up with a massive breakfast and even some sandwiches for the train ride to Stavanger. We were very grateful for the lunch when we got on the train. We were quickly learning that Norway is stupidly expensive. We payed $10 for two little bottles of water, $32 for 2 glasses of wine and $30 for some postcards.
The train to Stavanger in the west is beautiful. You pass ...
... 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 ...