St. Svithun Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Concierge desk
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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... are but they certainly weren’t here, the place was almost completely deserted, apart, that is from a good dozen or so police in a similar number of cars. I enquired from one, a dog-handler with a snarling mutt in the back of his van what was going on and he explained that they were just doing a training exercise. As a dog man he was used to walking so he suggested a path that we could follow for a nice walk and with that, we set off.
Our route took us down ...
... of mist. Spooky! We took some pictures from the top and it wasn't till you were looking back that you realise much of the last bit of path up was overhanging the huge drop! At 604m up it would take a few lungfuls of scream until you splattered!
We began our descent back through the crowds and passed right by a rescue helicopter. We had seen it flying by earlier but now it had landed and was picking up a casualty. Just here the weather was a little clearer and we ...
... allowed to see another of the beautiful sites Norway has to offer. We stopped for a few minutes at the Magma Geopark, which was an amazing site to behold. Apparently, the rocks found at the Geopark are the same kinds of rocks once can find on the moon. We only stayed long enough to take in the magnificent view and take some pictures, as rain was, by then, pelting down with increased strength due to the wind. Thomas was kind enough to drop ...
... airport train or a cheaper local train, although they both stop at the same stations and take exactly the same time. The only difference is the airport train is nicer and runs every 10 mins while the local train is half hourly.
The local train ticket was 90K ($18) one way vs I think ...
Stavanger: today we drove into town and went to the Oil Museum and saw the harbour (with a huge sailing boat made by Pendennis). After lunch we drove towards the coast. It was very different as it changed from a sandy beach as you would expect to find in Denmark to a rocky beach as in Scotland. Very fascinating. Xxx We continued driving along the Magma Territory. It is beautiful and we feel like stopping at every corner and explore. Time passes by and it gets already dark. ...