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Takk (thank you) Norway…an incredible experience!

And relax we have!  We didn’t actually see our AirBnB host until day three so we had the run of an Oslo city-centre flat for most of the duration of our visit, which we cannot complain about! The weather has been absolutely amazing since we have been in Norway, but particularly during our stay in […]

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The final push towards Oslo

Left our alcohol-free campsite having knowingly broken the rules but thankfully had not been arrested in the middle of the night (we were very grown up and camouflaged our beer by drinking out of mugs!) and headed into our final push for Oslo.  A fairly uneventful day of cycling through rolling hills and nice scenery, but […]

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700km later…time for a rest day!

As mentioned we were up early so that we could get the ferry across to Kragero town at 8:15. The next ferry was at 11:45 so we really wanted to get the early one or else it would ‘waste’ half the day. We’d seen the ferry port the day before and it was about 4km […]

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World famous in Grimstad…and 2 happy campers

After a walk to the beach on our campsite to take in an early morning view, we reluctantly left our campsite Marivold, on the outskirts of Grimstad.   You can see why, with the stunning scenery.   The Norwegians are a hardy lot in terms of outdoor pursuits, as we had seen people coming from a […]

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Oslo Bound

When you look at a map and try to figure out where you think you can get on a bike each day to it is very easy to over- or underestimate this. We came from flat countries where the going was tough when the wind was against us, but the rest of the time it […]

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The day after …..

We left our forest cabin feeling refueled and refreshed and onwards towards Kristiansand on the coastal route. Although it was had a lot of ups and downs, it was very manageable…the sun was shining and the sky was blue, so all was well in the world again.  This route was probably one of the prettiest […]

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