Norway is an interesting country in more than one way. And I have to say, it's road signs seem to say a lot about it.
Posts about "Norway 2006"
If you're ever in Bergen, let me suggest the Hotel Augustin. It's a nice place - friendly staff, fair trade coffee, organic tea and at breakfast they have what they call "eco-museli". There's lots of "eco" stuff in Bergen. It seems to mean organic. I think. Anyway, the "eco-museli", perhaps with a spoonfull of rasins, is really nice.
Shaving woes, hanging around Ulvik for ages, and getting back to Bergen. The penultimate day in the holiday.
By now we were becoming regulars on the 08:55 bus out of Ulvik. Today our destination was not far - the nearby town of Granvin. The intention was to walk the old post road back to Ulvik - the road that locals used to take to meet up with the postman before a main road was built to connect Ulvik with Voss.
Our intrepid duo does the famous tour of Norwegian sights.
Hardangervidda Nature Centre, a waterfall, a troll house, LOTS of walking and Norwegian bus driver honour...
An hour in Vik, and arriving in Ulvik.
In which our intrepid blogger tries to get to writing about a visit to a folk museum, but actually spends most of his time confused about buses.
Norway 2006: Day Four (The English people who thought they were going up a hill, but actually came down a mountain)
"Visit the other side of the fjord!" proclaimed the sign outside Balestrand Tourist Information Office, before proceeding to inform those excited enough to be reading, a list of bus times to Dragsvik - cunningly the small town on the other side of the fjord.
With the Jostedalsbreen National Park on our doorstep, a trip up that way was an inevitability.