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RECAP: 30th Dec Fortunately, we soon regained our sea legs and spent an interesting spell ashore in Alesund. A pretty settlement with a neat little display of winter cabbages in each flower container. We trudged about the city centre for a couple of hours and return to the ship. Confusion at Dinner: Apparently, each cabin has a "SET PLACE" to sit at dinner. I plonk myself down on the only table for "2" and within seconds (after tucking into my bread roll) a "po" faced couple pitch ...
... opened up before us. We started with Ørnevegen - the eagle's way. With each hairpin bend you could see further and higher, and Geiranger and the fjord became smaller. We then continued down to Valldal, where we took a ferry over another fjord, and on to Trollstigen - the troll's ladder. The road took us quite high up into the mountains, until we were driving through solid cloud. It was kind of like being on one of those theme park rides, (like Professor Bubbleworks ...
320 km - 13950 steps and 2 boats
Today we left Olden early in the morning to drive through the Geiranger Trollstigen touristic route towards Molde, 1 stop before reaching Trondheim.
The route started as usual along the fjord, then a number of hairpin bends to bring us to the top of the mountains and then with another set of bends back to the next fjord. The Geiranger Trollstigen route is one of the ...
... has a lot of toll roads and ferries, so if you want to go on these roads, you have to pay, and this one wasn't cheap! Continued heading south through some really lovely countryside, until we reached the town of Bud, which the Germans had taken over in WWII, setting up a radar installation fort to guard the shipping in the Atlantic. Had lunch at Bud, in a very quaint little area on the edge of the water. Notice that we're making all ...
... of loose small stones on them which can make them rather slippery at times.
As I travelled along this dirt road I not only had to watch the slippery surface but there was another unexpected problem and that was the large amount of deer on the road. These wonderful animals were everywhere but hit one of these and it could mean the end of my journey.
Finally after a good adventurous start to my day I arrived into the town of Lom which is situated right under ...