Top Havly Hotel

Sjoegata, Svolvaer, Nordland, North Norway, 8300, Norway | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Svolvaer

Lofoten Islands

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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After dinner we docked in Solvaer, the capital of the Lofoten Islands. In summer, it's the land of the midnight sun and has lots of tourists - Janet came a few years ago. Today it's been dark since 2pm so not quite the same! Tonight we get fish cakes out on deck at 11pm ...

A place of incredible beauty

A travel blog entry by troyrowe

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... of the time I fell down the side of the rock around 2-3m onto another rock and in the process of trying to break my fall with my right hand a managed to rip open and extend the 2 cuts I already had from the climb up.

My ass and hand were now absolutely killing me and as I sat in the snow for around 10mins with my hand throbbing and letting blood out at a steady rate I bit the bullet and took off one of my t-shirts to wrap my hand. I quite a lot ...

Aurora!

A travel blog entry by baileyl

A brief stop in Svolvaer, the capital of the Lofoten Islands, gave us enough time to go to Magic Ice - a gallery and bar where everything is made of ice sculptures. The room is lit by candlelight and colourful spotlights showing off every intricate detail of each piece of art. A great attraction showing off amazing skill. It is by far better than the ice bar in Reykjavik. ...

Making the best of the bad weather

A travel blog entry by flyingbat

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... for the group price of 65NOK instead of 80NOK. The Gallery Harr used to be a fish factory and when the painter Karl Erik Harr said that he wanted to display some of his paintings in Henningsvaer, the fish factory was changed into the gallery. It celebrated its 20 year anniversary last year.

There are 3 floors, all showing paintings of artists such as Karl Erik Harr, Even Ulving, Thorolf Holmboe and Gunnar Berg amongst others. The ground floor is the main gallery, with ...

Northern Lights Basecamp

A travel blog entry by flyingbat

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... told that my dinner would be ready by 6pm. There was a group of German photographers staying there for a week but they were self catering and cooking for themselves.

The starter that they gave me was flat-bread with that mayonnaisey spread and salted whale meat, cut into strips. It was delicious actually. I had never tasted whale meat before. After the starter was soup, which actually was like Irish stew. Really tasty and for dessert, I had a creamy sort of ...

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