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... of the kids and a few adults also had a bit of a water-ski.
These long Norwegian nights are amazing and we all sat around for hours until about midnight before they drifted off, some by boat, some by car, some on foot.
It was a sea-food day, so there were prawns aplenty, crabs, marron-like things, and Anika cooked some fresh-caught (like off the quay right here) local mackerel.
But it was a great day and I have to ...
... were reasonably busy with holiday traffic. This was the only downside of the Swedish portion of the route-a fair portion of our riding was on busy roads rather than designated cycling routes as we'd been accustomed to. We gained the impression too from the very old North Sea cycle route signs-often completely faded away, that cycling isn't a huge pastime in Sweden. Nonetheless the route was still pretty spectacular, although a little unnerving at times!
... with a hot chocolate/tea/coffee/soup before taking the scenic rout back to Stina's mum's place for yummy reindeer stew and potatoes (thanks Stina). On Wednesday Camilla and I had originally planned to drive west to the fjords and coast, however, the weather was still miserable and therefore we wouldn't have been able to see much. So instead we drove inland down the E16 past Lillehammer and Hamar down towards Oslo, stopping at a couple of churches, lakes, cheesery ...
... color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">The town had 10 dry-docks, although these have reduced over the years to the current 5, but the massive timber buildings and magazine remain, and it is a major tourist attraction, with many people making day-trips there by car or boat.
... rather critical repairs to his classic '60s varnished wooden power-cruiser, but not before we hopped down the road to consult with one of the local craftsman boat-builders to confirm our plan of action. More to do tomorrow to finish off.