Oh oh Lofoten July 7th 2008 Photos from the previous blog are up.
I've made it to my end destination... well I'm at the hostel tonight 5km from Svolvær where I neet to be at 9.30am tomorrow to catch my bus to Narvik.
Lofoten has of course been amazing despite a cruel northerly wind. Full report to come, here's some photos...
Right here goes:
So I eventually got to Lofoten from Bodo at 6am after the 1.45am ferry ... read more
Europe » Norway » Northern Norway » Lofoten Islands 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
Last year saw me gallivanting to South America. This year it's the turn of Scandinavia, and with me on a bike. I'm due to leave on the 13th May by ferry to Zeebrugge. Not very close to Scandinavia I hear you say?! Well the plan is to cycle via Belgium, Holland and Germany to Copenhagen then up through Sweden and the classic south to north route in Norway. 3 months i'm thinking... we'll see!... full info