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... area for a while, bought some rolls for lunch and Jess bought an ice cream. I noticed that there was a lot of fog around, and from the other low clouds I concluded that we were "in" a low cloud. In case it was going to rain, which it didn't, we headed back to the bike and came back to camp. For dinner I had my usual packet carbonara, which was one from Norway that was particularly good, and Jess had the rest of her packet napoli. A couple of cups of tea later and it ...
... roads and lots of tunnels. Tunnels that make a 360 degree turn in the mountain, tunnels with sheep in it, small tunnels and long tunnels.
After a spectacular drive we arrived at Flam a small touristic village at the end of the Nærøyfjord one of the fjords that has been selected by UNESCO as world heritage view. We took a small walk, but tomorrow morning we will be on a boat on the fjord to see it all from the ...
... passes through waterfalls and scenic views of the flam valley. There was a 5min stop to come out of the train to look at a waterfall, which was notable since they first played ominous music, and then a dancer popped out about 50 meters away flapping her arms to the rhythm of the music. It all seemed strange and bizarre. But us tourists lapped it up and took pictures. Stop in Myrdal: we had a 3hr layover in Myrdal, which we spent going on a small hike to a waterfall. The town of ...
... world as safe as Norway.
Onwards down the road and eventually I am back at the ferry ramp village of
Jorand where I take a right and follow the road along the waters of
Hardangerfjorden. This is again a very small single road and is extremely
twisty. I plod along at no more than about 30mph simply for my own safety. I am
surprised that the speed on such a road is 80kph which is about 55mph. Of course
many of the locals simply do these speeds and on a number ...
... 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 ...