Travel Blogs from Western Fjords
... to get access to remote areas at a more reasonable cost. I also wonder what European drivers must make of our obsessively signaled, signed, channelized, and prescribed roadways – and the safety…is it paradise, or just another example of “everything is over the top” in America?
Our animal encounters didn’t end with the sheep – at one point, we crested a rise and there were 40-50 goats in the road – all over the road. Some ...
... planning the rest of my trip and figured out that I need just under a week to get from Bergen to Hamburg, with two nights in Copenhagen. Then I need a week to get to the north of France via the Netherlands and Belgium, and then a week to get through France to Spain and to Palma de Mallorca where I'm dropping off the bike. If I can't leave for at least three weeks regardless, I decided I might as well spend another week in the UK since I will passing Calais anyway ...
... me stood up and took photos at the AMAZING landscapes & waterfalls. I moved around lot. Took lot of photos and videotaped it. Seagulls joined us for the rides (of course to get the free food from the tourists!)
Cruising through the fjord about 2 hours until to Flåm where we get off to catch train to the top of the fjord. This is where the most beautiful scenery railway in the world.
The railway is 55 degrees inclined ...
... were helping each other up razor backed drifts that aimed to slide us straight down into rock piles or slightly melted lakes. At noon we were well short of halfway to our goal. Even so, we met some other cyclists, lunatics like ourselves challenging the terrain. We all traded trail condition information and watched each other's faces fall as we laid out to each other what lay ahead. You can ...
... through farms and forests etc. There was
loads of waterfalls and rivers also.
Finally I am stopped by a coin operated barrier across the road and there
are instructions about going up this road and that it is rather narrow and
I pay my 80K (£8) and the barrier lifts and on I go. Sure enough this road
is a bit rough and is simply laid right on top of what it simply went over.
It is extremely steep and is gaining altitude at an alarming ...