Travel Blogs from Leikanger
... with anybody! Case in point was yesterday, as I departed the Stavanger bus station.
While waiting in line to board the bus, a local was telling the Spanish couple in front of me in English that the bus next to ours was actually faster and cheaper. The Spanish couple had no idea what he was telling them, and they turned around and asked me what he was telling them, in Spanish, of course. Luckily for them, I could actually understand and ...
... bikes and there was rain and we had to attend to some small details and we ended up missing the last ferry by ten minutes. So here we are, sitting in the living room at the eplet bed and apple joint. Folks are watching Belgium play Argentina for the right to go against Gerrmany on Tuesday in the World Cup.
- Tomorrow should be a little more ...
... in traditional Norwegian dress (destined to become Christmas ornaments) and a few postcards. It was a nice day, so we spent a little time just walking along the shore of the fjord before going back to the ship. Flaam is located at the end of Aurlandfjord, a branch of Norway's longest fjord, Sognefjord.
Since we had a light lunch, we decided to go to tea on the ship when we got back – where we had scones with cream and jam with our ...
... are hostels, the cheapest dorm room being NOK200pp, but not available in every town. So, to save again, we camped in a small tent - which at times can be borderline freezing at night! Camping anywhere, as long as you are more than 150m from private property, is allowed in Norway. So if you can find somewhere suitable and be without facilities like a kitchen and bathroom, this is an awesome money saver! FLÅM Even smaller than Voss! And it's a seasonal town based heavily around ...
We arrived at the Ferry terminal at 7.30am where the 'Njord" our express boat for the cruise through the fjords to Flam was waiting. Peter and I had watched boats cruise in and out of the harbour for the past two days so it was exciting to know that we would now be doing the same.
We cruised out of Bergen Harbour through the archipelago off the Norwegian coast (Nan explained archipelago is the name given to lots ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking