Category Archives: Norway 2018

August 24, 2017 – September 5, 2017

September 1-2, 2017, Fri-Sat, Stokmarknes – Berlevag (via Tromso, and Honningsvag)

We had a slow start this morning after staying up so late. It seems half the ship was on the same schedule so breakfast required crowd control. Fortunately we snagged the Captain’s Table sans the captain. After a few lattes … Continue reading

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

6:30 AM – We are awakened by the Captain informing us of our impending crossing of the Arctic Circle, 66 °33′ N. While we kept our eyes peeled for the appropriate notice of our passage, we somehow managed to miss … 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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