Rica Hotel Vadso

Oscars gt. 4, Vadsø, Finnmark, North Norway, 9800, Norway | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vadsų

Somethings a little fishy....

A travel blog entry by beadledove

31

... years. We learned all about the fishing industry, well, at least the cod fishing industry (more on this later). The islands claim to have the only golf course that hosts a "Midnight Sun Golf Tournament" on a small nine hole course...don't think I will bother to sign up.The twenty four hour sunshine for three months in the summer leads to a problem and unique solution for dairy cows. The cows eat so much nutritious grass that their udders ...

Hurtigruten Cruise from Kirkenese - Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by robyn4215

10

... birds have depleted in their populations by 80% since the 1960s, due to depletion of capelin and herring fish stocks. These stocks have been improved over the past 20 years, but the bird life has not recovered. We met a lovely young fellow on board, Martin, who was one if our waiters, and he was telling us about his travel experiences. He has been travelling and working since 19 years old and he's now 29. He's spent most of his earlier working career in the armed forces in Sweden ...

Snow Hotel & Gabba Park & 2nd Northern Lights!

A travel blog entry by tingping

20

... Wideroe (under SAS Airlines) book direct from SAS via www.sas.com

Airport shuttle: NOK 85/pax (pay cash onboard)
Duration: 15mins to Thon Hotel Kirkenes
There's a website for the Operator running the shuttle but it's totally useless. Anyhow, if you know Norwegian language, good for you http://www.boreal.no/

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Cost: NOK 2152 for 2 nights for 2 pax
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"What are you doing here?"

A travel blog entry by hale_bopp

9

"What are you doing here?" - this was the first sentence we heard from a Vadsų citizen while we were waiting for a Taxi to the city center ... now I know why he asked us.
Vadsų is a city and municipality with a population of 6,125 and an area of 1,258 square kilometers (1,234 km^2 land == corresponds to 5 residents per square kilometer!) and is the administrative center ...

Fresh, fresher king crabs

A travel blog entry by hale_bopp

12

... only 5 kr. compared to 15 (~ 2 Euro) here. Kirkenes was nearly completely destroyed during WW2, because of its outermost strategic importance on the polar sea frontline. Nowadays you can see a mixture of typical norwegian architecture and a lot of typical soviet concrete buildings (some of them are in avery bad shape). Honestly, I find Kirkenes absolutely unappealing.

In the afternoon we took part in a wonderful ...

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