Travel Blogs from Sæbø
... it has art deco buildings with lovely flowers and things on them,and a very pretty old harbour. Back for lunch and then off again to do a little shopping for necessities,always interesting in a different place.Norway is very expensive..It rained a little ..later, and blew, so excitement at the possibility of some other than flat sea conditions, as we left ,coming out through the islands and pretty houses lining the ...
... dont look the part often now..not the least bothered by many on lookers..Skis clamped to the outside of houses, shovels as well, such a harsh place for a lot of the year, evidence of many feet of snow ,still in sheltered places. Coal mining in 1916, and that continued until so many accidnets closed it in 1962.
We saw the researchers, lots on bikes, as their stations are a little distance away, all armed with rifles as ...
What a fantastic day this turned out to be. By being up at 7 and in the Lido we were able to watch the sail down a series of fjiords and into Geiramger. One of the most beautiful areas we have seen so far. Snow covered mountains soar 4500 feet above and waterfalls are to numerous to name. We were on the first tender (10am) ashore and third in line at the ticket office so we had our choices of excursions; we went with the bus trip up the mountain ...
... landscape under a cloudless blue sky.
Couldn't get better.
Went ashore and climbed fairly steep old lump of granite to get view of Alesund which was rebuilt by Kaiser Wilhelm II after a devastating fire in 1904,in a Germanic Art Nouveau style.He liked the Norwegians then.After a few years he grew the mother and father of a moustache and then helped start World war I.
... in finding the hotel.
Asked for a good
restaurant and ended up buying a share in it – at least it felt
Its Tuesday 29th
today and we'll do Bergen today before attempting to get Stanley on
the Hurtigruten coastal trip to the Arctic Circle.
And the song?You know
“I once had a
girlor should I say,she once had me....”