So we did as thousands of other norwegians in the year. We took the road grips half the Uk around the end of June. With the electric vehicle and the dog it could have been quite so challenging. It turned out that neither was the car or the dog, which was challenging, but that Norway was unprepared for the norwegians should holiday in their own country in years.Kristin Ruud Show more
For what met us on our way? The closed tourist attractions and endless fergekøer.
Well, we seemed fergekøen Bodø – Moskenes was terrible long. Back home in Oslo again I read about the family that had to sleep in the car to come with. Admittedly, not the same fergestrekning, but it seems as if samferdselsmyndighetene not have thought that the norwegians on holiday in Norway nok coming by car and not plane, or cruise liner as the foreign tourists, and that the summer break starts earlier for the norwegians.
the Start of the holiday was absolutely amazing. We rolled up to the hotel Britannia, and was greeted by tightening the guys in uniform who welcomed, helped with luggage and took care of the parking of the car. The day after was the car fully charged at the end. Talk about service! Admittedly, the cost of such service anything, but it's nice to cuddle up a bit when you are on a trip.Prayer to the tourists Debate
Even better was that the hotel wanted our Berner sennen welcome. We had booked our own room in advance, and were met by a private hundeskål with tyggebein when we came in the room.
despite the Michelin stars and refurbishment in milliardklassen, Hotel Britannia in Trondheim has some of the nicest staff you can meet! In addition to wonderful beds and good food. Really worth a visit. And when we the evening after checked in in campinghytta in Mosjøen, we could really feel that the hotel stay was worth every penny.
Campinghytte in Mosjøen is the rake antagonism. Temperature inside the cabin upon arrival: 50 degrees. In addition, it was weary furniture, a bathroom that has seen better days and we got re up the beds yourself. The table on the terrace was ingrained dirt.
All for the small sum of 1800 dollars for a night. It was the sole accommodation on the campsite this holiday.
the main attraction in Trondheim is the nidaros cathedral. We arrived in Trondheim early on a Saturday afternoon, and was going ahead the day after. This place closed early on Saturdays and did not open before at 13 on Sundays. Not much facilitation for tourists who want to experience their own country this corona-in the summer of 2020.nidaros cathedral: the duomo Cathedral in Trondheim closes at 14 Saturdays. Berner Sennen-dog Tosca Butterfly therefore had to pose outside. Photo: Private Show more
With an coolers to the culinary goodies we can buy on the road was the disappointment in the air as The golden detour turned out to be closed on Sundays. The golden detour goes through Inderøyas beautiful landscapes in the region and offers local food and culture. A check on the opening times showed that on Sundays, nothing was open. Where the smoke is enough of a tourist attraction!
Now, I would have thought on the weary farmers in the middle of the våronna as needed søndagsfri. But I can't free myself from the wonder of the lost opportunities that søndagsstengt in the middle of the tourist season is.
On our way along the E6 in the northern part of Trøndelag, we saw numerous white sign with brown text which pointed to The golden detour. Good at marketing, but the execution?
From the hot campinghytte in Mosjøen we came to Nesna. The place that has trained so many teachers. Barndomsminnene about nesnalobben, the warm light vinterskoene that we were provided with throughout the childhood, poured on as we drove in the country from the quayside.
we Would find tracks of your childhood here? No, the museum is only open Wednesday to Saturday. The same hours of operation as Vinmonopolet in Nesna, incidentally. And the local Coop store had no winter shoes on offer. Do not make the nesnalobben in Nesna longer either.
Fortunately offers Norgesferie also on their "Kodak moments". We found our on the Helgeland coast. With white sandy beaches, mountains with snow on top, green hillsides and beautiful flowers. And there we could need, a little further north, waiting fergekøene.
It was exotic to have to put on sunglasses because of the midnight sun inside the cabin when we had to add us in Børge Ouslands paradise on Manshausen in Steigen.
When you are on holiday and running far, it is not always you know what ferry you can take on. But when we called the day before we were across the Vestfjord to the Lofoten islands, it was not possible to reserve space on the ferry. It is only 40 per cent of the seats that can be pre-booked.Norgesferie: The finest car journey
Therefore, we drove at the crack of dawn away from Meløy municipality and calculated a good margin to departure. Two hours before the flight we were ready at the ferry quay in Bodø. And two hours later we saw the ferry to sail without us. New four hours waiting.
the ferry quay in Bodø must be Norway's most boring place. Especially when the sweat strainers and the ferry company still operates with the winter trails each the 1. July!
Six hours fergekø and four hour fergereise, and we saw finally the Lofoten islands in the distance. "Lofotværingan" has received tourists before, both those who speak English and those who speak "foreign".
Here were the museums and galleries open if it was everyday that weekend. And with the Lofoten gårdsysteri, that really still held corona-closed, opened the shop to a lokalmathungrig tourist. So I got assured me the gorgeous chevren "sommersnø".
Well outside the Lofoten islands again, we began to laugh as the hotel is not able to serve dinner "yet". They didn't know when. Soon, when the chef came back, was the message. The same hotel thought it was not possible to serve breakfast before the clock 10. After some discussion they managed to diske up with breakfast at 9.
the Tourism industry in Norway has summer the year 2020 to show off for demanding the norwegians on holiday. Can Norway be an alternative to Granca and Aya Napa? I believe so, absolutely. But we have a long way to go when it comes to service and facilitation for the individual traveller.
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