Cruise day 1 August 3rd 2012 Early morning checkout from hotel with transport to Oslo airport. There is something about guided tours that is a bit lazy….everything just happens. The trade off is that you spend a bit of time waiting for others but I think this is more than outweighed by the fact that it is all laid on for you.
A two hour flight to Tromsø on the Norwegian coast, followed by a bizarre deplaning, checkout, ... read more
Europe » Norway » Northern Norway » Longyearbyen 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