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... what I would call open hairpins if we had pace notes.
Never done anything like that before - great experience.
Some of the scenery was a bit like the Te Anau - Hommer Tunnel Rd and other parts like high country Central Otago.
But at the same time subtly different. I hope the art director's pix do the scenery justice for a great day.
Dinner was halibut fresh from the fjord - delicious.
Tomorrow it is the Flam alpine railway and hopefully a trip on the ...
... is rhubarb with cream and hot tea. Roger wants to take Matilda home to CT. She is studying tourism and is very outgoing. And cute even wearing an apron. Tells us all kinds of info about the area and Norway. Most interesting is that for 3 weeks before high school graduation, groups of friends rent a bus and travel around Norway 'partying'. Roger regrets not going to high school in Norway. We say goodnight to Matilda. LT, LF, Jeff n I hike back ...
... tracks, where almost 80% of the journey has a gradient of 5.5% Eventually we lined up to board the train, and the queue grew behind us, Vicki asked a couple just getting off the train which side was the better, she’s smart my girl, the answer given was the right hand side and you need to choose a window that doesn't have a bar across the middle. Off we went (sitting on the right hand side), it was great, although photography was hampered by the reflections in the window ...
... br> The next day, rather than take the train trip we decided to take a drive through Aurlandsdalen, a steep sided glacially formed valley that has been historically an important trade route. Absolutely beautiful drive. Narrow road, lots of tunnels and magnificent views. Well worth the time.
... night in a nice Gothenburg hotel, and the shipping freight to Portland.
We continued onto the bus to Voss with Virginia and Steve but Jerry and I got off at the Stalheim Hotel as they continued on to Voss. At first sight the low, rectangular, red hotel didn't look all that charming. And then the bus behind us stopped and 10,000 Japanese travelers piled out and invaded the lobby while we hurriedly checked in. When Jerry came back down to report we had no hot ...