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After a breakfast at the sea, we took a Ferry to lofoten Islands. Once there, we cooked "my" fish in the dunes for lunch. Now it was my turn with headaches so we decided not to drive far and rather enjoy the beautiful scenery. We hiked to a mountain lake at Nusfjord and set up camp there. The scenery was just ...
... campsite for two nights and when I asked the girl at reception what there was to do, all she could come up with was a Bear Park about an hour away. Ah, you have no car? You could walk up the side of the valley perhaps? Well, it was something while I was waiting for the car.
Had a difficult decision the next day when I saw the quoted bill for fixing the car: 1,000 pounds!! The problem was worse than had been expected and would take a few parts and a bit of ...
... lodge a few miles away and I was hoping that I would be able to use their internet and phone in the morning to get things organised.
Brynhildr clanked her way over the plateau, barely any cars passing us at this time of night, and had enough strength to ease us into the car park of the lodge. Set the sleeping bag out on the back seat and called England to hear a loving voice before crumpling my body up to fit the back seat.
... The rain just put a damper on any exploration I may have enjoyed during the evening.
Of course it had continued to rain overnight, so it was still damp and overcast during the day. We drove through some very pretty country along the Hardangerfjord, with flowing water and high canyon roads. Picture postcard views were around every corner. Our coffee stop was at Fossatun Waterfall. It was beautiful, as we were able to hike up to ...
... and full of opportunity. And. It. Worked. Erik the Red: Explorer, murderer, ginger, and arguably the most successful scumbag salesman of all time.
It's interesting to mentally visualize the scope of Viking expansion - from Canada to Russia, from founding Ireland's capital, Dublin, to exploring exotic Istanbul - but Norway didn't only expand seawards. It also played its part in a series of monarchical family dealings and alliances that, for ...