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The rain was still pounding so I just wanted to go back to the hotel as I was completely soaked thru. It didn't seem like ...
... got around 140 Norwegian Kronors. We needed 85 Kronors to go up the funicular. That is equal to about $15 Canadian. When we finished our hike around Mount Floien, we strolled around Bryggen and the Fish Market at Torget. We popped into McDonalds just to do some price comparisons. A Quarter Pounder With Cheese would cost 86 Kronors...that's more than $15 C. To have a meal in the Fish Market, fish and chips, would ...
... which are still continuing to itch days later. We quickly dove into our tent and made a quick exit in the morning. Tuesday we put in an 80km day, leaving only 30km to complete into Bergen on Wednesday. Rain in Bergen is common apparently, and we knew Wednesday would be fine but the rain was coming Thursday, so we were keen to make it to Bergen to see it in the sunshine. Again it was another perfect day, cycling up and down the rolling hills of the islands ...
... Lars' just after 5, and Lars' was so incredibly nice. He helped us bring gear in from the bike, showed us the room we'd be staying in, and gave us cool glasses of water. He said that there was a sports store in Bergen that was open until 6, and once his girlfriend arrived we took her car (since Lars is having battery troubles with his car) and visited the sports store. Fortunately they had sleeping mats. They were 199 kroner each for standard foam (about $35), almost identical ...
... skin this morning!
On the ferry we went in an all you can
eat buffet, Steve's favourite type of meal. The food was really good, and we
made good use of it. Fresh fruit, dried fruit, danish pastries, crispy bacon,
scrambled eggs, fresh bread, pancakes (we didn't eat it all)
Looking forward to seeing some sights
in Norway. Hopefully they'll have a good wifi connection!
Well, we're now in Norway, ...