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The beautiful town of Olden. Been here before with Denise, and it has not changed, except the weather. We were there this time in the cloudy, damp weather and so gave the walk we did before a miss and caught the Noddy Train to the top of the town and a wonderful lake.
The trip included a commentary of the area but the plus side is the scenery. Olden has only one ...
... Stryn is located near, what else, a fjord, and our hotel was once again up on a hill. They sent a car to pick us up. After we had checked in, the sky cleared and the sun came out. In spite of Anna's protests, Steph and I refused to consider going to the Briksdal Glacier that evening and we sat in the cool air outside the lodge and did the next best thing – open one of our bottles of Chablis to drown our sorrows.
Today was a very special day, and i suspect the best of the cruise. A rough night's sleep (despite smooth seas as we were within the fjords) meant a spontaneously early rise of 620am and a beautiful breakfast on the deck looking over Geiranger.
Geiranger is a tiny little town with a current population of 246, however with a new house being built and 3 pregnant women they are hoping to break the 250 mark shortly! There is a doctor one a week ...
... us convinced Vivo to give us a ride part way up the Valley to a trailhead leading to one of the precariously positioned farms overhead. The first kilometer of the trail was unpleasant, involving a steep rocky trail through a view-restricting forest, and plenty of slippery mud. Once we cleared the forest however, the trail evened out and gave way to pasture and dirt roads. From here on, vistas were nonstop.
On our way to ...
... Of course by the time we stopped for a break at 2am, there was too much light and the moon was behind a mountain =(
Pictures from a moving bus or with strange lighting aren't always the best and certainly don't do justice to the beauty of Norway =) I've added times to these pic titles...still amazes me the amount of light in the middle of the ...