Norway in a Nutshell (Norway) Reviews
Newest Review: ... the train you are getting on is at a such a gradient that one end of each carriage is 4.5 feet below the other. The railway track disappears downhill from the end of the platform. The journey from Myrdal to Flåm is one of only 12 miles, but in this time it drops to sea level. This extraordinary railway does so by a breathtaking spiral of tunnels through mountain rock. At some points, three layers of the line are cut above each other. As you emerge from each tunnel, you get a different view. The first one is of the Kjosfossen power station and beautiful waterfall. The train will stop there after another two miles to allow passengers t... more
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by - written on 07/04/08, updated on 28/05/09 (Very useful, 142 readings)
Norway in a nutshell is the name given to a packaged but fantastic day out in Norway. If you are in Bergen or Oslo, or anywhere between the two, or near Voss, then this is warmly recommended. The cheapest way is to start at Voss station, which is where you can buy tickets. It will cost you (in April 2008) 595 Norwegian Kroner from Voss or 895 from Bergen. You can also start from Oslo, and do a round trip including Bergen and back, for 1985 Kroner, but this includes either a night train or an overnight stop, which you would have to arrange yourself. Exchange rates vary, but in April 2008 it was roughly 10 kroner to the pound. From Voss you travel on the Bergen ... Read the complete review
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