- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
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... into a museum so that people can see what living in Norway used to be like. We paddled further up for another half an hour or so, over some medium-sized swell caused by a passing boat, and rafted up so the tour guide could point out that the water was not very salty. This is because during summer the glaciers melt, all the fresh water comes down in waterfalls and rivers to the fjord and reduces the salinity. During winter when the waterfalls have all frozen, the ...
... people live here because these places are hardly reachable in summer, so imagine what happens in winter.
After 2 hours we arrived in Gudvangen where there was a viking village - Norwegians dressing up like they did in Viking time and living the life of the vikings. Looked impressing but very commercial (they had souvenir tents everywhere) and we had to catch our bus back to Flam.
Then we took the car ...
... know, and enjoyed the egress from Flam. Magnificent, stupendous, awesome were some of the words used to describe the scenery. It was quite the day! We had dinner at 7 and then special coffee and hot chocolate whilst listening to the violin/piano duet in the Explorations Lounge. A great way to end the day! Now for the interesting stuff...... Last evening at the Explorations Lounge we were treated to a fellow who was an in your face talker, and loud, and American, and a retired ...
... It was about as steep and narrow as in the mountains of Morocco (doable) but we were in a giant bus (not-so doable, we thought). Brittany cringed at every turn, but hey, we're not dead. Our Norway in a Nutshell itinerary said we would have to wait by the ship dock for about four hours before our cruise started, which seemed like a real bummer because there was nothing there but a crummy gift shop. Talk about time standing still. I saw that another boat was leaving ...
... and had a hard cider tasting. We are in an area of Norway that produces apples and the hard cider. The apples are delicious and so is the hard cider. The locals say, "it doesn't go to the head but to the knees". The alcohol content is around 8%. Need I say more. Since are quest for laundry facilities proved fruitless we enjoyed a lazy late afternoon. Tomorrow we head to Utne also on the ...