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... about 5 min. south to the pretty fishing village of Kabelvag where we are staying for just one night. Our hotel is really nice, loaded with charm and in a really quiet location. After we checked in we had a walk around the village and were struck by how many restaurants and shops were still open at that hour. The restaurant attached to the hotel stays open until 2 am. Of course, now we are in the land of ...
... 1am the sky was dark but on the horizon there was this bizarre, huge orange cloud. I still have no idea what it was or why it was occurring but it was memorising. This morning I also saw two more Sea Eagles. It's funny that I keep seeing them close to salmon fish farms. Clever birds. Now I'm on the lookout for Orcas which are sometimes seen in this ...
In Svolvær we arrived at 18:30 and, once again, went ashore. As you can see from the pictures, nothing happened. There was a Magic Ice exhibition which contains statues made of ice in a giant refrigerator / warehouse type place, but we did not enter. There was also a war museum, but otherwise all we could do was window shop. Geoff & Tracy got lucky and found a pub. ...
... I asked the woman at the SAS desk how long it would take to walk to Bodo. She said "Only 15 minutes or so and it's a pretty straight walk to the centre".
I got a nice feeling from the very start of the walk into Bodo. The suburb I walked through was quiet and peaceful. I found the centre and went looking for a cafe as I'd had no breakfast. So I found a cafe that was open in the shopping centre. It seemed that most of the shops weren't open unil 10.15am. Talk ...
... have considered the second option but I went for the safer one this time.
I had lunch in Bacalao and had a burger, on a bed of salad, new potatoes and delicious dip. It had started snowing again, so it was nice to be inside, with the fire on and those wonderful photos of Anders Finsland to look at.
I got to Henningsvaer early and just chilled in the Brygge Hotel. The gallery was open from 6.30pm and the guy behind the counter, the owner, I think, only ...
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