Viking Hotel Bjerkvik
Travel Blogs from Narvik
... views from the top which were quite breathtaking.
We enjoyed a nice mug of hot chocolate and a cinnamon bun whilst taking in the views and chatting to some of the skiers.
It was soon time to head back into the gondola and I noticed that the windows could be lifted slightly which meant clearer photos, we saw a snow boarder, someone on a snowmobile and of course more amazing views over the town of Narvik and it's iron ore industry.
... How different life must be - remote from the village, which is remote from the nearest town, itself hours away by boat on a remote island, in the far north of Norway. There was a full moon and it was stunningly beautiful, although a little chilly. Wrapped up in my big fur hat ( thank you Natalie) it was magical. We stayed outside till about 1 am but no ...
... your lunch or out on the decked area that juts out from the side of the mountain, not for the faint hearted!!!
There is loads of room on different decked area and plenty of seating, people seemed to take up picnics and spend the day up there. There are also lots of walking trails to both go right to the top of the mountain and several walking and mountain bike trails back down the mountain. There is provision on the cable car to take mountain bikes up the mountain.
... we enjoyed the view, took some pictures and made a small panoramic video.
The whole tour took a bit longer than 2 hours and it was really something I would like to do again one day. Wish there was more snow in the Netherlands, so I could drive one here!
When we got back to the cabin we had plenty of time to rest up before heading to Abisko at night to visit the Aurora Sky Station!
... pretty bad. It added that extra adrenaline rush to the experience, which I personally liked. Boukje was less enthusiastic, but still managed to do it without too much trouble.
To enter the cave you had to pass small wooden planks that were put over a deep hole. We had to cross it carefully to avoid slipping and falling down. The guide told us that the key to go trough the cave without trouble was to use both your arms and legs. It took a while to ...