- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
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... Had it been a nice day we would have spent the time outside in complete awe of the majestic fjords and hundreds of small and ginormous waterfalls, but as it was we made the best of it, appreciating the scenery from inside wet glass and stepping out now and then for a quick shot.
Virginia is a lawyer from Colorado who followed her then-boyfriend, Steve, to Portland for his residency. She took a job as counsel for a small, new shoe making company -- Nike.
... once and after the first couple of hours stopped getting off the bike and walk through the really rocky bits. My poor rear end would have appreciated Trystan’s advice about ‘locking a leg and keeping your bum off the seat on the bouncy bits’ a few hours earlier (I am not exaggerating when I say my sitting bones were bruised for DAYS afterwards.) I even got some serious speed up on some of the firmer downhill ...
... 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 ...
... ship industry (which spoils the view when you look out and 3 cruise ships tower in front of the fjord!). Easy walks to Brekkenfossen waterfall (awesome views down to Flåm), Flåm Church in the old centre of Flåm and up the hill at Fretheim Kulturpark for another perspective of Voss. I do the Sognefjord cruise from Flåm to Gudvanger. You can do the cruise either starting Flåm or Gudvanger. Choose your tour time based on how high sun will be in the sky for shadow and glare. ...
... 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 ...