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- Continental Breakfast
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... didn't see a single thing either. Same again on take off. So the plan of seeing a coastal town and Norways coast turned out to be a complete waste today.
Things cleared towards ...
... rode about.This is Polar Bear territory, all doors have to be left unlocked, so anyone can take refuge..and on Utube you can see the bears.., walking down the street.!
Surrounded by ice and snow,and the sea, easy pickings for the bears.. By time our departure time came around visibility had improved, and going out the 3 glaciers were visible, then within ten minutes we were in fog again.
We now head South, for two ...
... left as if ready for a dinner party.
The entrance still has the original pharmacy counters with owl carvings along the counter edge. The owl theme continued at the base of a beautiful wooden staircase, although it might not be visible on the photo. The stairs curved upwards with beautiful coloured windows as we climbed.The exhibits were exquisite, not so many, but what was there was truly of the art nouveau period.
As we left the centre ...
Following breakfast we have another tour booked today, called a "Alesund City & Surrounds" tour. We are ushered to our waiting coach at 8:30am, & the tour commences with a drive up to Mount Aksla, high above the city centre where there are splendid views over the town, & right across to the distant mountains.
Alesund is apparently now one of very few Art Nouveau towns in the world, & this was created basically ...
On our way to Alesund, and our first glimpse of Norwegian coast. Sorry photos not much cop. We are 62degrees25.17 north, furthest we have ever been northwards, just slightly above St Petersburg. It's cloudy and 5 degrees C so not particularly cold really. No damn chance of seeing Lights tonight sadly as it's raining Norwegian cats and dogs. It was brighter, with ...