Solstrand Hotel & Bad
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... to some music (maybe Greig)
We descended 863m in 20.3 km which is one of the steepest descents (ascents) in the world.
While it is now a great tourist drawcard the general consensus is that it was built to help in getting materials up to completing the main Oslo/Bergen line.
Flam is at the head of a fjord and the cruise liner MSC Splendide was in port. (the sister ship of the ...
... called Varkavåg, 27 miles away and near the town of Osøyro..
By 11:00 the rain had eased somewhat so we cast off and bade our farewells to Bergen. Considering that Julie and I had spent a total of 13 nights here and as such, would have every right to be bored with the place, in fact this is far from the case, we thoroughly enjoyed our time here and I would recommend Bergen as a holiday location, it really is a nice town and there are lots of beautiful sights ...
... in the 1920’s, it took 20 years, cost 20 million kronor, it’s 20 kilometres long and there are 20 tunnels, of which all but two were dug by hand. The 20km track ascends 864 metres and when out of the tunnels, offers superb views. As the rate of ascent is so great, this line is probably one of the steepest in the world, at least one which doesn’t involve a rack and pinion system. Of course trains go up as well as down and in order to do ...
... if we wanted to get to Bergen at a reasonable time. As we headed northwards, the cloud thickened and it grew noticeably cooler. So much for the promised sun today. Indeed, sometime during the afternoon it even spotted with rain, but I guess this shouldn’t come as a surprise given Bergen’s reputation for being the wettest place in Norway!
As we entered Vågen (pronounced Vogen) (o as in ‘more’), we ...
... visitor's perspective, this exhibit couldn't be faulted. She was crammed with the original equipment that Nansen and his team had used and the explanatory posters and labels were excellent.
Of course the Fram had another claim to fame as she also took Roald Amundsen to the Antarctic where of course he beat our very own Cpt Scott to the South Pole. Again, there were a huge number of artefacts and information about this famous, tough ...