Summer Hols – Part 3 – The journey to Feddet

Posted by @ 5:00 pm on Monday 25th August, 2008.
Categories: Great Escapes

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We really didn't want to leave Flåm, but Oslo beckoned. We packed up quicker than expected, and said our goodbyes to our hosts. Ahead of us lay a 6-hour 207-mile dash across the spine of Norway, passing through magnificent fjord scenery, such as this above Vassbygdvatnet:

 

and some huge lakes on the plateau, such as Strandavatnet:

 

a wild and windy place with an impressive backdrop of moody-looking mountains:

 

We couldn't spare much time for picstops during this journey, but we did stop for lunch at a place outside Oslo before heading off to the port. After a nav-error just outside the check-in area (I was distracted by a couple of hookers) we parked up and went off to see some of the city. As usual, the kids found something suitable for climbing and posing:

 

before we reached the Oslo Opera House:

 

After boarding the DFDS Pearl of Scandinavia bound for Copenhagen, we spent some time on deck getting some great views of Oslo:

 

before the ship departed the rainbow-covered city:

 

After one last look back from the starboard side:

 

and one forward:

 

the others retired to the cabin:

 

while I stayed out on deck until we reached the open sea:

 

After another calm night-crossing, we arrived in Copenhagen. The weather was a bit grotty so we didn't hang around but decided to drive south towards the better weather and our next campsite at Feddet.

To be continued...

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3 Responses to “Summer Hols – Part 3 – The journey to Feddet”

  1. Ferries says:

    Great post, the pictures are fantastic. Ive travelled to this area a few times on DFDS ferries - beautiful part of the world.

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