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Post by Joan » 3 months ago

@Dunckel wants us all pining for fjords.
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It's looking a tad overcast, grey and chilly there.

It's blue sky, sunshine and light cloud here :P
It is showery, but we've just visted the local cider house so everything is fine.
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Joan wrote:
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@Dunckel wants us all pining for fjords.
It’s not a patch on Finland, Finland has it all. ;)
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I was going to say I base my favourite Scandi countries on Monty Python. There's the Norwegian Blue parrot, there's the Swedish subtitles during MP & The Holy Grail. But Finland? Then I remembered....



P.S. Has anyone actually read the new YouTube TOS?
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Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

@Regulator I kniw you like a nice church, here is the CofE outpost in Balestrand, it was set up for the British tourists many years ago and has a resident vicar from May to October.
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How beautiful.
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Post by Iris » 3 months ago

We have been mainly ogling 14th century saints
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Dunckel wrote:
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@Regulator I kniw you like a nice church, here is the CofE outpost in Balestrand, it was set up for the British tourists many years ago and has a resident vicar from May to October.

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It is one of the many anomalies of churches that if it were in Scotland or Wales, it would not be Church of England, but because it is in Norway, it is indeed Church of England...
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It is one of the many anomalies of churches that if it were in Scotland or Wales, it would not be Church of England, but because it is in Norway, it is indeed Church of England...
That particular anomaly is not the stand out example.
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Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

Flam
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Definitely tourist central.
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Post by Regulator » 3 months ago

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Flam

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Definitely tourist central.

I presume you've been up to the Stegastein viewpoint?
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I presume you've been up to the Stegastein viewpoint?
No, we're going to take the railway to Myrdal before transfering to the Bergen train. There are Chinese everywhere.

It is interesting that every American we have talked to over the last week have felt the need to personally apologise for Trump.
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Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

The Flam railway lived up to its billing
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Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

Back at the notel in Bergen with a nice room upgrade, the corner harbour view with wetroom and mahoosive bed, plus a little welcome back note from the management.

They must know I think I am important.
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