Norlandia Geilo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Geilo
... ROOM" and it really is a bit like a sauna. It has lines and racks and you can leave your clothes in there to find them dry in the morning. Really, really nice. We had breakfast and packed lunch from their wonderful spread (only to find that lunch isn't included in the 1040 kr each). Well, the first thing we had to do was climb and climb and climb some more. Nothing new there, but today the climb was all into an amazing wind. We actually spent a fair ammount of time ...
... home built and I'm fairly confidently hoping that they hold up for he whole trip..
We were rained on. No surprise there, as the forecast was for scattered precipitation. The terrain was maybe a little surprising to me. I don't know why. Norway is all boreal forest, so the trees,bushes and flowers are all quite familiar. The architecture is quite different, though, and that keeps me from thinking I'm in Canada. The houses are mostly straight sided ...
... from travelling on and booked two nights at the campsite. We spent most of the day looking for the Tourist Information office which was not where the town’s signs or our tourist maps said it should be. We finally found it attached to a "Convenience store’ type of place. It had moved just last week just so they could they could have fun watching us trying to find it. We found out about ...
... 200 old age tree one tree producing 500 kg of fruit. Best part was the delicious apple pie cream and ice cream.
The weather has been hot today.
Stayed at Dr Holms Hotel this hotel:
- 1909 Hotel opened the same time as the railway between Oslo and Bergen. Dr Holms as health resort for respiratory diseases.
- 1940-45 Under German occupation with ...
... a massive, expansive social welfare system. In fact, one of Norway's most debated domestic concerns is how much oil-profit to spend on funding welfare. Norwegians have opted for a social contract between them and their government which basically states that Norway's extremely productive workforce (ranked as the most productive on earth) is willing to sacrifice up to just under 50% of received salary in taxes. In exchange, they receive government ...
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed