Travel Blogs from Myrdal
... behaviour. Hence I resisted temptation to take a photo and moved quickly on before I bought attention to myself! Sweden seems a pleasant enough county but after the dramatic scenery of Norway, it is very difficult to not feel its a bit drab. We have tried to give it fair chance, we enjoyed Stockholm and the surfy town of Varberg, but the bits in between were difficult to be occupied by, therefore its time to head back to Denmark and into ...
... There were a few of us doing the round trip on all these forms of public transport (including the ferries!). There was no one around to manage us, we just had to get ourselves to the right spot at the right time - easy enough for seasoned travellers really! Well don't even have to be seasoned - just listen and get yourself to the right place at the right time (with no one nagging you - yeah!)
A great day spent around the Norwegian Fjords! ...
27/7/2013 – Myrdal to
Continuing on with our journey by train, we have been
confirming to each other that we have made the right choice to travel this way. Aunty Sue and I havehad a love of this mode of transport since our annual childhood holidays many years ago, between Broken Hill and Adelaide and Broken Hill and Sydney.
Such spectacular scenery, as ...
27/7/2013 Flam to
After having witnessed trainloads of tourists leaving the
station next to our hotel every 30 minutes or so, over the last couple of days, we were looking forward
to our own ride on the Flam railway.
This is supposed to be the highest railway in the world and
the track runs for 20 kilometres through the most beautiful countryside. With small hamlets dotted
between snow ...
Well, I must admit that the fjords this time around weren't as impressive as I remember them. Perhaps it was because the ship we were on was full of asian tourists who were more interested in feeding the seagulls than looking at the beautiful views. For the first half of our trip we had squawking, pooping, rats with wings (I mean seagulls) swooping down on us because of the ...