Rica Hotel Svolvaer

Lamholmen, Svolvaer, Nordland, North Norway, 8300, Norway | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $197.00
 

Travel Blogs from Svolvaer

Loving Lofoten

A travel blog entry by jeanetteandpat

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5

... Eating Arctic Char - something like a cross between salmon and trout, but local to the area - and of course stock fish, not so appealing but a specialty of the region, evident on fish drying racks everywhere you go. . Easy driving. Our hire car was excellent, and the roads are all very good. They are narrow but paved everywhere. Think NZ (the population of Norway is about 5 million, and a somewhat similar size to NZ). Lofotens have perfected tunnels and bridges so all but ...

A wonderful road of ice

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... for photos. Each time I stopped my hands would be just about iced over in that cold wind and it was great to get the gloves back on and back into the handlebar pockets and heated grips. On a number of occasions I had to check that the grips were actually on as my hands were simply so cold they could not feel the heat. At one point this E10 road runs along the edge of a wonderful and mighty large dam called Tornetrask. This lake must be a good 30 or 40 miles ...

You won't see this in Sunny Sawtell (or in Oz)

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

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... sense, it may have also spurred the Viking forays. It was interesting to learn that only a very small proportion of the Norwegian population were Vikings - in the violence, occupation and pillage meaning of the word. Most Norsemen and women stayed and home and farmed or fished. Only those with an adventurous spirit or the bored or the bloodthirsty - or the olefactorily oversensitive - sought to be a Viking. Perhaps, after all, hundreds of years of bloodlust and conquest were spurred ...

How to lose your baggage tag and not worry at all!

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

... has arrived", her backpack too hove into view.

By now RK has cleared the loo, too. And Jen has retrieved the errant luggage, piled it neatly and is sitting guarding it like mother hen with a hawk overhead. Oh, what joy. Ah, the rapture of being reunited with one's lost baggage. A reward was well due for the surprised look on the "bright and shining" lasses face. And, bless their warm woolly socks, as the bus approached Bodosentrumterminal, ...

One hour port call, long enough for a walk

A travel blog entry by royston4040

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... it was pitch black. Ship steamed into the fjord did a 720 degree pirouette where the fjord wasn't much wider than the length of the ship with search lights shining on the fjord sides and steamed back out. Drinks and fish cakes were being served out on the top deck while this was going on. A most impressive bit of ...

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