Norlandia Geilo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Geilo
Time for a stroll around the Oslo Opera House before catching the train to Geilo. The Opera House is right on the water's edge and in summer they have performances on a floating pontoon. It has a great sloping roof that just invites one to climb up it. Apparently when it was completed this is just what people did. Unfortunately it did not meet the building regulations for a roof to walk on so to get ...
... 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 ...
The Ødegårds took us out for a little Norwegian tour. We first visited the Borgund Stave-Church which is a 900 year old church that is still standing. The architecture was beautiful and it was covered with a shiny, black tar schlack. This was the first really really old place I had visited in Europe. I found it so impressive that people almost 1000 years ago could build such beautiful buildings. Why ...
... with their names and then quickly modified them as they knew Americans would pronounce it. After the quick intros, it was back to speaking Norwegian and avoiding English in front of the crowd. Bim had told us earlier that people are embarrassed to speak English to us because they think they sound funny or are saying things wrong. After learning this I went out of my way to encourage English and nod and act like I knew exactly what they were saying. I think this made people feel ...
... Airlines (food & beverage available for purchase onboard)
Cost: Euro 240/pax (one way only, includes 1 check-in luggage for each passenger)
Duration: Depart 12:00, 23:15 arrival (transit wait time: 6hrs)
Booked: Direct from www.norwegian.no
Transport to Airport: Taxi (book through Hotel front desk)
Cost: NOK 446 (with holiday surcharge)
Duration: Less than ...