Thon Hotel Skeikampen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... including a Euclid dump truck, the same as he used to drive 40 years ago. Most things in Norway have been quite expensive but this museum was free.
We also visited the Olympic ski jump. It's really huge. We rode to the top in a chair lift and were able to go inside the ski tower and watch from the very top of the ski jump. I didn't like the ride going up much and it seemed a lot better coming back down. No snow at the moment ...
So today we (all of us) were finally up early ..... if you can call 8:30 early.....
We had a quick breakfast and then out the door and on our way north and then west to the fjords in a 2 car caravan sheparded by Kristian and Erna. On the way we passed through Lillehammer, home of the 1994 winter Olympics.
... The mountains started appearing as we approached the Norwegian border, and the rest of the day was spent mostly in mountains similar to our Cascades. Ski resorts were plentiful as we approached the larger cities, and even the small villages had areas used for that purpose on a small scale. Norway is only about 3 percent farmland, so we have left the bread basket of Scandinavia behind, and most of what we are now confronted with ...
... kept. Helge had talked to the owner earlier and he was happy to have us walk around his property even though he was not going to be home. What a beautiful location of Lake Mjosa. We may need to go back and re-claim this location!!! We also stopped at the Brusveen Farm - now a Bed and Breakfast, and then on to the town of Biri. We visited ...
... Schnapps. Tina had provided us with a sample on the bus one day. The traditional way to drink it is this sequence:
o Pour everyone a shot glass
o Hold the glass out in front of you with a straight arm
o Look everyone in the eye (this is because Vikings always look into the other persons eye to ensure that they were their friends and not foe)
o Say ...