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Travel Blogs from Norheimsund
... clubbers at 3am and providing strong competition for the Macdonalds over the road. All the pictures were of fish, and I ended up with something that was essentially a brown bread roll with a massive chunk of cod, some dill sauce and some salad (and a free coffee because I'd had to wait five minutes for it). It was probably the best fast food I've ever had. I then had a wander down to Bryggen and took in the atmosphere for a bit, ...
Apologies for the blog being on hold for a bit. We've been camping a lot with little internet or electricity access so it has been difficult.
We both woke pretty early as you do when you're camping. We packed up the tent and headed off towards Bergen. Thankfully, it was quite sunny (turns out it's the hottest summer in Norway for over 100 years). It was an absolutely beautiful ride, especially when we reached the fjords. Awesome waterfalls from melting ...
... through snaking tunnels from which we would occasionally pop out to see cliff sides then delve back into the tunnels, which led out to the south side of the fjord we would soon need to cross. We stopped for petrol in Eidfjord, checked all the bike gear was still secure, then continued on towards where Lars had recommended for lunch, Norheimsund. To get there the road digs into the side of a mountain, warns you about the upcoming auto toll, then has an underground ...
... gave out. The campground was full, butt the proprietor, a genial white-haired walrus like figure, allowed me to find a place for NOK 70, hands down the best price in all of Norway. (normal is anywhere from 125 to 200) There was a splendid view of the ocean and, for entertainment, a young girl exercising her miniature horses through the camp.
That brings us to today, Sunday. Had another great ride, without getting lost, though the scenery wasn't so grand on he way ...
Today I woke early and by 7am was out on deck to see what the scenery
looked like. We were passing through a sea of many tiny uninhabited rock
The sun really was beating down and it looked like being a wonderful day
ahead for weather.
Down onto deck 5 where I find Andy & Lauren already scoffing their
Of course as per usual we all have a great laugh and can see all the rest
of the grumps looking at us ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking