Travel Blogs from Myrdal
... more scenic than
the other but after waiting for about 45 minutes and 3 ferries had arrived and
gone I was wondering if I had made the wrong decision.
All 3 of these ferries were heading for Kyanndal and non for Kinsarvik and
so after the 4th ferry arrived I simply changed lanes and sat in the queue for
Kyanndal. However once the ferry arrived the chap selling the tickets tells me
there is a 20 minute delay at the other side due to a cycle race and that ...
Left the hostel in a hurry this morning to catch the train to Myrdal. I realized I was out of cash so I ran around searching for an ATM. ALL of them were out of service of course. Can't get on a tram or bus with a credit card. So I started walking hoping to catch a cab. Flagged about 6 cabs and none of them stopped. I couldn't figure out what the **** was going on. Ended up briskly walking to the central station and ran to the ...
... the end of the train ride, we were in Flam. Unlike many of the other passengers who were continuing straight on, we were spending the night. The town is a cute little town with only about half a dozen buildings, so it's relatively easy to find everything. We got settled at our hotel (Flamsbrygga) and went out for a hike. The hike ...
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 ...