- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... and then drove back again through a spectacular route. This time the longest tunnel in the world (?) 24.5 km long with 3 blue coloured cathedrals on the way. It is a long journey being 24.5 km in a tunnel with a speed limit of 80 km/h.
For the evening we had booked a ticked on the Flamsbana train, again up in the mountains. It is claimed one of the most spectacular train rides in the world, only 20 km long ...
... never done it before, here we are today!
There really is some spectacular scenery along the way, and I would still highly recommend that anybody in Norway with the time should do it, or at least visit a fjord somewhere. Two of my lasting impressions of Norway In a Nutshell is how the scenery is a lot like that of Canada, particularly in the mountains and lakes of Alberta and BC (shout out to our beautiful homeland!), and how you can't help but feel ...
... don't really understand how there's so much snow out there when it's 70 degrees during the day, but then again we don't know all that much about snow in Florida :) When we finally got into Oslo it was almost 11pm, but the sky was still bright. I wonder if their crime rate plummets in the summer and skyrockets in the winter? I have no idea but I'm guessing that kind of thing is tied to daylight hours. Anyways, I am very happy to report that we did NOT get lost in ...
... 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 ...
... clothes and sleeping bags into our kayaks and the spreading all the other equipment, food and water amongst ourselves. Going against the norm and what the two other couples on the trip were doing, Mieke and I decided to each have our own kayak. After a brief introduction on kayaking and general safety measures, we paddled out onto the Aurlandsfjord by 12:00. The first few strokes felt a bit wobbly, but we quickly got the hang of it. The first half of ...