Thon Hotel Asgardstrand

Havnegata 6, Asgardstrand, Vestfold, 3179, Norway | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $196.00
 

Travel Blogs from Asgardstrand

Somethings a little fishy....

A travel blog entry by beadledove

31

... port, not stopping, while a dozen of the local village folks were standing on the dock cheering and waving Norwegian flags. All of a sudden fireworks started going off. That night I joked with Sonoma that the whole celebration was for her. She had called her relatives and found out it was the first stop of the year at Havnnes for the Finnmarken and they had some fireworks left over from New Year's Eve!

Another lucky acquaintance on board ...

On Top of the World

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

11

... seas. This rather restricted activities as it was cold and windy on deck. Fletcher was awake at 6am when we stopped at Honnigsfjord but I missed it.. Our second stop was only for 15 minutes at Havoysund but we could take photos from the deck. The main stop today was at Hammerfest. This is the most northern city in the world, just above the top of Siberia in Latitude. We had 90 minutes to have a look. We walked up to the main street and explored the port but couldn't go far ...

Hurtigruten Cruise from Kirkenese - Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by robyn4215

10

... and therefore it often requires the use of icebreakers in winter to access the harbour. Without the Gulf Stream impact on the Norwegian coast, instead of 4.5 million people in Norway with a thriving fishing industry it would be as sparsely populated as Greenland and arctic Canada. It is really hard to get used to the "Land of the Midnight Sun", where at this time of the year the sun never sets. Thank goodness we had a lovely dark cabin to catch some shut eye. Obviously we don't see ...

Land of the Midnight Sun

A travel blog entry by cumberlandkeith

10

... heard, and seen on signs. The crab industry exists thanks to a Russian experiment to stock Alaskan king crabs after the native crabs died out. The Alaskans thrived and the rest is history. They grow to over two meters across!

We fly back to Evenes at noon tomorrow, pick up the rental car, and after a couple hours' drive, will check in to the Sortland Hotel. Off to Grandma Emma'sbirthplace island on Wednesday.
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Onward and Upward

A travel blog entry by btweed

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Good Night Kirkenes!

Kirkenes was the 2nd worst bombed city in WW2. It was demolished by the Germans, and the townsfolk hid in basements and mining tunnels. The town was rescued by the Russians, thus the folks here still hate the Germans, and like the Russians. There is free commerce between the Russians and the Norwegians up here and the russian fisherman actually bring their catches to be sold in Norway, rather in Murmansk where they have to pay ...

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