Thon Hotel Skeikampen
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No,I don't know why the map did that.--->
So, it's a few days since we last spoke. The night of ozur lovely time at Oddrun's place in Sjåk, I got very sick. Rats. (I ate something I really should have passed on). In the morning I was in pretty rough shape so we decided to take the bus a way up into the east side off Jotunheimen, basically cheating that day's riding. We rode to Gjendesheim, a boat dock on Gjende, a pretty little lake. I had ...
... Japp and Smil. And my bag is never without Lopper(flat bread made from potato). Good for a peanut butter roll up for lunch on a bus. Our hotel had a rooftop bar so a few of us went up trying to watch the sunset, but after awhile you just get too sleepy and have to give up. No matter what I am going to bed when it is light ...
Passing Trollstigen early in the morning. We were in luck and the clouds had left the mountains. Amazing ascent and afterwards seeing the view of the fiord. We headed further op the mountains towards Jotunheimen and passed the area in 1038 meter. Carried on inwards towards Lom, a very old mountain village. The heavy rain earlier this week had ruined a lot of the roads and landscape, but we managed to go by the Peer Gynt road ...
We have a group dinner this evening, then Doug and I will walk downtown to meet two exchange students for a visit. It will likely be another late night, I fear. I’m getting too old for this sort of thing, and this being my birthday, August 20th, I am reminded of that fact (77 years!!!).
With that humiliating confession, I’ll sign off for this time. More later...
... 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 ...
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