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Aug 31 – Sept 1, 2017, Thur – Fri, Bronnoysund – Svolvaer

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Aug 29-30, 2017, Tues-Wed, Floro – Rorvik

Some of the  Hurtigruten ships, such as ours, double as cruise lines and ferries along the Norwegian coast.  Throughout the day and night the ship stops to let travelers get on and off.  When there is enough time in port,  the … Continue reading

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Aug 27- 28, 2017, Sun-Mon, Bergen, Norway

Waking at Th e Thief to their Sunday brunch, we collected our stuff and headed over to the train station where we hopped on the 7 hour train through the mountains to Bergen. Traveling by rail is a relaxing and … Continue reading

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August 25-26, 2017 Fri – Sat, Oslo, Norway

We arrived  in Oslo mid-Friday afternoon and headed directly to our hotel, Th e Thief, located on Thief Island.   The hotel is in a trendy section of town developed for mixed use: residential, shops, restaurants, bars , and the … Continue reading

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August 24, 2017, Thur. Departure Norway

Contemplating Jon’s double knee replacement,  we were unsure of his mobility in the spirit of our traditional vacations and sabbaticals.  Since we wanted to visit Norway including its coast, this became the perfect opportunity for us to cruise.  In February, … Continue reading

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May 15, 2016, Sun, Hong Kong

We wake up to a few clouds but no rain and it is surprisingly cool. Things heat up while we wait in line for the Victoria Peak Tram.   Claiming through the mid-levels the sun breaks through for clear but … Continue reading

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May 14, 2016, Sat, Hong Kong

Following a late arrival last night, we woke to a gray drizzle, a first for our trip.  Nonetheless, the view from The Upper House is amazing (pics from our room). By mid morning we were out walking around enjoying the cooling … Continue reading

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