Storefjell Resort Hotel
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... another beautiful landscape. It just looked like Lord of the Rings at some places around here. From Lom where the route ended we took the road to Vågåmo from there we drove to Fagernes and there we stay for one night. Today we drove ...
The Ødegårds took us out for a little Norwegian tour. We first visited the Borgund Stave-Church which is a 900 year old church that is still standing. The architecture was beautiful and it was covered with a shiny, black tar schlack. This was the first really really old place I had visited in Europe. I found it so impressive that people almost 1000 years ago could build such beautiful buildings. Why ...
... with their names and then quickly modified them as they knew Americans would pronounce it. After the quick intros, it was back to speaking Norwegian and avoiding English in front of the crowd. Bim had told us earlier that people are embarrassed to speak English to us because they think they sound funny or are saying things wrong. After learning this I went out of my way to encourage English and nod and act like I knew exactly what they were saying. I think this made people feel ...
... the NSB kiosk. The roundtrip tickets ran 798 kroner, which was about 300 more than I had expected to pay. I guess, when we were unable to purchase them online, that the tickets were more expensive if you had to buy them the day of the journey.
From there, we made our way down to track #15 and waited along with Dawn for our train to arrive. We located our seats and I was surprised to find that I had been lucky enough to receive not only a window ...
... a very interesting day looking around Fagernes town, lake, river and rapids. In the afternoon we went to the Valdres Folkmuseum which was right next to the camp site. They had about 50 old buildings, such as farmhouses and stores, all made of wood and built in the 1700 and
1800’s. They were quite fascinating to see, especially as some had still been in use as late as 1920.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services