Day 30: Norway, Kirkenes June 5th 2006 Day 30: 5th. June 2006: Clear and sunny with mist over the mountain: Flight to Kirkenes with baggage allowance 15Kg and hand luggage max 5 kg. We knew this before we left Perth so all was oK especially as we were wearing so much warm gear now. Well Kirkenes very different to the other places in landscape, flora and people. Most shops were closed so, not many people around at all so we went walkin ... read more
Europe » Norway » Northern Norway » Kirkenes Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
My Cousin - in - Law and I like to travel. We are 21+ + but that does not stop us from seeing our world: staying in YHA places in earlier times and now staying in comfortable hotels or cruising. Hostels vary in comfort from country to country. In Scandinavia they were ****, in Scotland and Ireland * / **, especially the showers were -*.
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