Monthly Archives: August 2001

Lord Richard in the Pantry

Booked ahead a room at Fjaeland Fjordstue Hotell at the end of the Fjaelandfjord. Mirinda visited the Ballestrande Aquarium while I sat on the dock reading and admiring the fjord and watching the fishing boats come and go. We then … Continue reading

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Farts dempere

Didn’t have a very good night’s sleep. There was a bunch of loud Norwegians outside our window discussing something that required lots of raised voices and shuffling of shoes. Finally they vanished and I drifted off to sleep but was … Continue reading

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Flam and Gudvangen

Left the Youth Hostel after a breakfast of stale bread and egg. It was a delightful departure. Got back to Voss station and joined the hordes of very old Americans on the platforms waiting for the train to Myrdal. Now, … Continue reading

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You can forget Voss

Woke up early, had breakfast and then were ready an hour early because I’m an idiot who has forgotten how to tell the time properly. We spent the extra hour wandering the halls of Oslocity. Eventually boarded the train to … Continue reading

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Impressed American tourist

Woke up at my usual 7:30 and went for a lonely breakfast. I hate the way European accommodation does not include tea and coffee making facilities. This is something the Brits are doing right, I can tell you. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Cardamon ice-cream

Woke up very early. Tried calling a taxi but in typical UK style, couldn’t get one for an hour. Should have ordered one in February then maybe…but maybe not. Ended up parking Neville at Aldershot station figuring that if anyone … Continue reading

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