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    • Private car rental (Harstadt)

      Norway 20 hours ago

      Dear all, I am planning a trip in northern Norway this summer. I have heard that there are locals, usually the owners of car repair garages, that rent out used cars for about half the price of the big agencies. I would be really interested to do that but I cannot find anything on the internet. If you have already experienced this type of rental or know people who rent their car in the surroundings of Harstadt, please let me know. Thank you for you help. Making my trip a little bit cheaper would not hurt :)

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    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Yesterday

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

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    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Yesterday

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

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    • how to get to svolvaer from evenes on thursday the 17(holiday)

      Narvik Apr 12, 2014 at 12:26 PM

      Hello,

      we are two Italian tourists travelling to Svolvaer on Thursday the 17th in order to get our rented car at Europcar for that day.
      Unfortunately we saw, just few hours ago, on the 17th the bus lines to Svolvaer are not working on those days.
      We'll arrive at Evenes at 10:35 with the flight from Oslo, we kindly ask you how we can reach Svolvaer.

      Thank you very much for your answer.

      Annalisa and Francesco

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    • How to see reindeers in Kvaloya in July

      Kvaløya Apr 4, 2014 at 9:13 PM

      Hi, I am going to Tromos in July and would like to visit Kavaloya to try catch a glimpse of the reindeers. Like Kezza, I won't be driving and rely on local transport /buses. What do you suggest is the best way to travel, if I take a bus, wher should I get down. Also, is theer a website for bus routes and timings.. I can't find one. Any sggestion would be helpful. Thanks.

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    • Cycle hire in Asker

      Asker 5 hours ago

      Does anyone know if you can hire cycles in Asker. We're visiting in May and would like to get around by bike.

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    • How to arrange a hike on a glacier from various ports? How to travel from Olden to Hellesytt

      Geiranger Apr 11, 2014 at 4:12 PM

      We will be traveling to western Norway from May 17-May 25th.
      Our ports are Skjolden,Flam,Olden,Alesund and Stavanger.

      I have booked Ferry passage to Gudvangen from Flam to see the Naeroyfjord. we will return by bus and hopefully take the Flam rail to Mydal and back to Flam

      I booked a cruise through the Stavanger Archipelago into the Lysefjord.

      I am wondering if I should try to go to find our way to Hellesytt so we can cruise Geiranger. is this possible from Olden? we will only be in port from 8-5

      We would also like the opportunity to have a guided tour on a glacier and or kayak on a glacial lake. Perhaps from our stop in Skjolden (Nigard/Jostedal glacier) or in Olden (Briksdal Glacier) The cruise ship offers on trips to only view the glacier.

      This might limit my opportunity to travel to Geiranger. Perhaps next trip? So much to see and experience.

      Any suggestions.

      Thanks,

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    • Experienced advice needed

      Norway Apr 5, 2014 at 9:18 AM

      We are spending a couple of weeks in Scandinavia but only have a very short time in Norway at the end. We really want to experience the western fjords which means a day/night trip on NIN from Oslo and back again. My question is this: we have a choice to go as far as Voss or Bergen but we're mainly interested in seeing the fjords and the towns don't matter. I realize Bergen is far more charming than Voss but our time is so limited that if we can see the same natural wonders in Voss would it make sense to skip Bergen?

      Or should we go all the way to Bergen?

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    • Shopping outdoor wear

      Rogaland Apr 5, 2014 at 1:29 AM

      Where is the best place in Rogaland to buy outdoor clothing?.

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    • Cheapest bars and pubs?

      Oslo Apr 1, 2014 at 7:35 PM

      I would like to know the bars and pubs with the cheapest prices? Thanks.

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      Restaurants/Cafes Near Munch Museum

      Oslo Mar 29, 2014 at 9:49 PM

      I'll be staying near the Munch Museum. Does anyone have recommendations for good affordable places in that area? I don't mind walking! Thank you kindly!

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      larvik to sandifjord airport?

      Larvik Mar 28, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      What is the best way to travel from Larvik to Sandifjord Airport? I have no reservations to do that but will be in Larvik to visit where my grandparents were from in early 1900's. I speak no Norwegian but trying to learn some words before travel in mid May 2014, Advice needed please!

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    • travelling by Bus from Kirkenes

      Honningsvåg Mar 27, 2014 at 5:17 PM

      Dear Sir/Madam.
      I have chosen Kirkenes as the starting point of my journey across Norway, starting from 19 May 2014. Since my intention is to enjoy the Norway scenery, the fjord and the famous midnight sun, so I will be travelling by Buses, Boat and Trains. I have booked Hotel along the way.
      The itinerary will be as follows:
      -By Bus : Kirkenes-Honnigsvag (Nordkapp)(overnight Honningsvag)-Alta-Tromso
      -by Boat : Tromso-Trondheim (Hurtigrutten, overnight on board).
      -by Train : Trondheim-Lillehammer (overnight).
      -by Bus : Lillehamer-Bergen (overnight).
      -by Train : Bergen-Oslo-end.

      1. How far is Rica Arctic Hotel Kirkenes and Rica Bryggen Hotel Honningsvag from the Bus station going to/from Kirkenes and Honningsvag..
      2. How to book a seat reservation for my journey from Kirkenes-Honningsvag-Alta-Tromso.
      3. How much is the ticket fare of each leg.
      3. Do you have the time table.
      3. Do you have the email address of the relevant Bus Operator or a Tourist Agency in

      Kirkenes or Honningsvag, for me to contact them.

      4. Do you have the email address of the Bus Operator connecting Kirkenes-Murmansk. I will contact them to book seat reservation of my trip from Murmansk to Kirkenes.

      Dear Sir/Madam, please, your help will be highly appreciated

      My best regards,
      SANTOSA HARDJENDRO

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    • Travel from Oslo to Karlstad

      Oslo Region Apr 2, 2014 at 12:01 PM

      Any suggestions on best way to travel from Oslo Norway to Karlstad Sweden. Bus or Train? Recommended company to use and locations of connections.

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    • Oslo Gallerian

      Oslo Apr 1, 2014 at 11:12 PM

      Is Olso Gallerian a bus station?

      Where is it?

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    • bus and fare from Oslo airport to Kristiansian

      Kristiansand Mar 31, 2014 at 6:17 PM

      We will need a bus from the Oslo airport to Kristiansian in July. Can we buy a ticket when we arrive at the airport (12:30PM) and what will it cost?

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      Cost of taxi

      Norway Apr 9, 2014 at 5:53 PM

      We are arriving by cruise ship in Skjolden at 4pm on May 19. We would like to take a taxi from the port to the Urnes stave church. The manager of the church said that it was about 30km from the port. My question is how expensive would it be to take a taxi to the church. I ask because I've heard that everything is very expensive in Norway (compared to North America's standard) and I don't want to commit to something that may be out of my price range.

      If anyone has been to the church..is it a difficult ride?

      Thank you very much for any information!!

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    • Bus travel from Kirkenes to Bodo?

      Kirkenes Mar 20, 2014 at 5:10 PM

      I'm trying to find out if there is any bus service from Kirkenes to Bodo? I arrive in Kirkenes by cruise ship the first week of September 2014, and would like to take a bus to Bodo, then grab a train to Bergen. (I've got three days to make the trip from Kirkenes to Bergen - I'm not even sure if this is possible?). I appreciate any help - thanks.

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      Which city for a weekend away

      Norway Apr 5, 2014 at 9:02 AM

      Hi all,

      I'm currently researching a weekend in Norway (from London) and am having trouble choosing a city and am actually a bit overwhelmed with the options available. Do you have any recommendations as to the best place to visit? I have never been to Norway and would like to see some fjords and wonder around cobblestone streets, people watch etc. I will be on my own.

      I have found the "Norway in a Nutshell" tours which have confused me. They also seem full on which I don't mind but want to be as efficient as possible. Is it necessary to do this or can I base myself in Bergen or similar and skip the travel elements.

      Any advice is gratefully received.

      Thanks! Natalie

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      Kristiansund tour

      Kristiansund Apr 4, 2014 at 12:58 AM

      Is it possible to do a trip ourselves without using the cruise tour which are very expensive? Also is there any shopping available in the city? Thank you

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    Popular Sogn og Fjordane Travel Answer Locations

    • Flam to Sogndal

      Flåm Feb 28, 2014 at 7:39 AM

      We are planning to go from Flam to Sogndal and the next day from Sogndal for glacier walk at Nigardsbreen around 17 or 18 Jun, What transportation can we take for these two trips? I knew from postings online that there is no ferry for Flam to Sogndal in summer. Is that right?

      2 Answers Feb 28, 2014 at 6:03 PM
    • Flam Railway

      Flåm Feb 25, 2014 at 6:47 PM

      Do you have the schedule for the end of June, 2014. Can you reserve a seat on the Flam Railway in advance of your arrival?

      2 Answers Feb 26, 2014 at 1:38 AM
    • Flam to Voss or Flam to Bergen by bus?

      Flåm Feb 21, 2014 at 3:07 PM

      Hey,

      Does anyone know a reliable site to check if there is any bus service from Flam to Bergen or to Voss t least. I wanted to travel from Flam to Bergen on 04.05.2014, but there are no trains due to some train engineering works.

      Many thanks!

      7 Answers Feb 24, 2014 at 6:36 AM
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      Flam Railway

      Flåm Jan 14, 2014 at 5:47 PM

      We are going to Bergen in July and then taking the Express Boat to Flam and then rail to Oslo. It seems that I can book both the boat and the train separately online for a lot less than the price on the website Norway in a Nutshell. Am I missing something??!! Any advice welcome. Thanks.

      5 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 4:46 PM
    • Myrdal to Gudvangen

      Gudvangen Jan 8, 2014 at 11:38 AM

      Is the road from Myrdal to Gudvangen via the Stalheimskleiv Hotel - the steep road.?

      8 Answers Jan 11, 2014 at 5:03 PM
    • Fjords tour in November?

      Flåm Oct 22, 2013 at 5:42 AM

      I'm going to be in Oslo for a week from November 5th and would love to squeeze in a trip up to Flam to see the fjords. The only thing I'm concerned about is whether it would be a complete waste of time in November. What is visibility like in the fjords this time of year? At the moment i don't know whether to book the whole Norway in a nutshell package with the boat trip/on to Bergen/then back to Oslo on the night train, or just get the train up to Flam, explore it on foot and get the train back to Oslo that evening (by missing out the boat I can cut the cost of the trip in half so want to know if it would really be worth it. Any advise would be much appreciated!

      1 Answer Oct 25, 2013 at 3:12 AM
    • Transportation to Gudvangen

      Flåm Aug 9, 2013 at 9:01 AM

      Hi, We're planning our trip to Gudvangen through Flam, but heard the tunnel is closed so we have to take the boat. But the last one leaves before we arrive in Flam. Is there a taxi company we can call, or is that too expensive. Staying a night in Flam is not an option since everything is fully booked. (sat. 17 aug).

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2013 at 1:56 AM
    • Flam parking

      Flåm Jul 30, 2013 at 2:49 AM

      Hallo, I would like to visit Flam by car but I don't know if there is a parking. I also would like to know if there is a luggage deposit in the station.
      Thank you

      3 Answers Jul 30, 2013 at 5:08 PM
    • Flam, Norway

      Flåm Jul 2, 2013 at 9:37 AM

      What about Flam, Norway? Have been there? We are 4 brazilians plannig to take a Ferry from Flam to Gudvangen (+- 2hs) (fiords) and coming back to Flam, by bus (only 25 min).
      Also, we want to rent a car to visita around Flam, where w'll to sleep for 2 days. Any body had experience on there? Thanks answering.
      Mario Rogerio

      7 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 5:50 AM
    • Flam to Undredal

      Flåm Jun 29, 2013 at 4:57 PM

      Hello, we're booked on the Norway in a Nutshell and for our night in Flam we've booked an apartment in Undredal. What's the best way to get there and the cost please?
      Thank you!
      Tanya

      5 Answers Jul 1, 2013 at 7:57 AM
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      Flam to Gudvangen Ferry, Need to book?

      Flåm Jun 25, 2013 at 12:48 AM

      Hello, 2 of us are planning to do the NIN on 5 or 6 July. Should we book the ferry/boat ride in advance for this time of the year, will tickets sell out beforehand? I've checked that there are no Big Cruise Ships docking in Flam on 5-6July, does that means there should be tickets for the boat? I'm hoping we can wait till we get to Flam to buy the tickets, so that we can go a day with nice weather.

      1 Answer Jun 25, 2013 at 1:09 AM
    • Flam - Gudvangen Ferry

      Flåm Jun 12, 2013 at 1:12 PM

      Touring the Bergen area and plan to see some of the fjords.

      Which is the more popular direction, Flam to Gudvangern or vice versa? The trip includes a bus back regardless of the direction we go.

      4 Answers Jun 13, 2013 at 12:35 PM
    • Taxi between Stryn & Briksdalen

      Stryn May 29, 2013 at 7:24 AM

      I will be traveling to Norway early June and would like to have glacier walk in Briksdalen.

      However, I find that I can't depart from Stryn, have glacier walk and then back to Stryn in the same day by public bus. So I would like to know the price of taking a taxi from Stryn to Briksdalen in the morning (around 9:00) and then back to Stryn in the afternoon (around 18:00) in the same day.

      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jun 4, 2013 at 1:16 PM
    • Car Or Train - Oslo airport to Flam and return

      Flåm May 26, 2013 at 12:01 AM

      I plan to spend 3 nights in Flam along with my parents - we are 3. I am flying in to Oslo and flying out of Oslo. I was wondering if I should take the train from Oslo airport to Flam (with 2 changes) and return, Or rent a car from Oslo airport? There is not much of a price difference. Can someone guide me on the best option I should take? I don't want to miss out on the scenic views.

      2 Answers May 26, 2013 at 2:53 AM
    • Car rental in Flam

      Flåm May 5, 2013 at 12:15 AM

      We are planning to visit Flam and around this Aug., but I could'nt find any car rental information for Flam, Have I to rent cars from Voss and drive to Flam? Is there any possibility to pick and drop two cars at Flam?

      4 Answers May 9, 2013 at 12:32 AM
    • kayak tour - where to go ashore & camp

      Gudvangen Apr 21, 2013 at 9:17 AM

      Hello,
      we (mother and son, 51 and 15) plan a kayak tour in naeröfjorden, auerlandfjorden, sognefjorden and lustrafjorden from gudvangen or flam to Solvorn and back on May 20 to 30 this year. We have a wooden Kayak and a Klepper folding Kayak. We ask for your advice:
      -do we need helmets in the fjord because of falling rocks?
      -is there a tide?
      -is wind a problem for kayaking esp. in the sognefjord ? and, mainly,
      -is it possible to go ashore & find place for a small tent at

      1.salthella in the naerofjord
      2.stokkahamaren or stokko in the aurlandsfjord (near
      Beitelen )
      3.Simleness in the aurlandsfjord
      4.Fronningen in the sognefjord or tingastad (north shore
      sognefjord)
      5. Fodness in the sognefjord, at the ligthhouse, or
      Aspvikane or °Aretun
      6. Kinsedalen
      7. Urnes

      We have 1:50 000 maps of the region and dry suits and of course life suits etc.
      We are thankfully looking forward to your advice,
      gratefully

      Susanne Gandenberger and Tobias Bachem

      5 Answers Apr 24, 2013 at 1:27 AM
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      travel

      Skjolden Mar 18, 2013 at 4:55 PM

      how can i get to the flam railway from skjolden ?

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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      Tickets at the station

      Myrdal Jan 7, 2013 at 3:00 AM

      Hello VT-ers,

      I'm traveling from Oslo to Flam and I have already purchased a ticket to Myrdal. I'll have to buy a ticket to Flam from the Myrdal station but as I saw in the website nsb.no/stations_kn/myrdal-st... there is no vending machine nor staff at the station. I guess in this way I have to buy it from the train but I'm not sure as it is a tourist train. If I have to take it from the train should I pay another 20 NOK as there is no vending machine at the station?
      And also if the train from Oslo has a delay for some reason, will the train to Flam wait for the passengers (normally there are 16 minutes between both trains).

      Thanks a lot!
      Mira

      4 Answers Jan 8, 2013 at 2:16 AM
    • Flåm-Gudvangen boat tour on Nærøyfjord - worth it?

      Flåm Sep 2, 2012 at 7:32 AM

      Hi we are taking the express boat from Bergen at 8am, arriving in Flam at around 13.30. We are leaving Flam the following day at 11am to go to Oslo, and we are wondering what to do in Flam that afternoon. Do you think it is worth taking the Flåm-Gudvangen boat tour on Nærøyfjord which leaves Flam at 15:00? Apparently it takes 2 hours, so we would be spending about 8 hours on a boat that day, which is a long time!

      Do you think that the views from the express boat are enough to get a flavor of the fjords or is it worth taking the extra boat trip in the afternoon as well? The alternative is to spend the afternoon walking around Flam.

      Many thanks in advance for your advice.

      7 Answers Sep 13, 2012 at 12:19 PM
    • Where to get lunch when going on Flam railway?

      Flåm Aug 25, 2012 at 2:11 PM

      Hi I am taking the train on the Flam railway from Flam at 11am, arriving at Myrdal at 11.59, leaving at 12.25 on the Bergen railway arriving in Oslo at 17 36. I was wondering if there is anywhere to buy lunch at Myrdal station? If not, is there food available on the train or is it best to buy a packed lunch in Flam?

      Many thanks for your advice!

      8 Answers Sep 2, 2012 at 7:24 AM
    • Best way to go from Balestrand to Sogndal Airport?

      Sogn og Fjordane Jun 1, 2012 at 5:30 AM

      Hi. Four of us, with 4 pieces of luggage, will be in Balestrand in July. We'll need to get to the Sogndal airport to fly to Oslo. So far the choices seem to be: 2 buses, taxi (but based on a phone conversation this morning, they don't all speak English there, so hard to say if the luggage will fit), or rental car (US150 extra to drop it off at the Airport.)

      Any suggestions/advice appreciate. Thanks.

    • Norway in a nutshell

      Flåm Apr 29, 2012 at 10:08 AM

      Have decided to do Norway in a nutshell trip whilst in Flam.
      This will take us from Flam to Myrdal. We will change trains and travel to Voss.
      We will then travel by coach stopping at Tvinde Waterfall and passing the Oppheim Lake. At the valley floor the route will follow the Naeroy Riverand back to Flam.

      I wondered if anyone could tell me what side of the trains or coach we should sit on to get the best view of the scenery.

      I always seem to sit on the wrong side!!!!!!

      Many thanks

    • Travel from Floro to Sognefjord

      Florø Apr 18, 2012 at 11:40 AM

      How to travel from Floro to Sognefjord? Then further to Flam from there by Flam Railway to MyrdaL.

    • Touring in Norway

      Florø Apr 18, 2012 at 11:28 AM

      How can I go to Sognefjord and then on the Flam Railway to Myrdal then to Bergen?

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      Boat tour end June - need to book in advance?

      Flåm Mar 17, 2012 at 2:54 AM

      We are 4 people planning to take the Flåm-Gudvangen boat tour on Nærøyfjord, such as the one here: sognefjorden-as.no/fjord-tou...
      during our end June tour of Norway.
      My question is about booking: is it necessary to book such a tour in advance? The tour company obviously recommends so, but we prefer to have the flexibility of the dates and of the weather.

    • trip from a cruise ship

      Flåm Mar 2, 2012 at 2:37 PM

      Please can you help me decide which trip to take from a cruise ship in Flam.


      Norway in a nutshell

      Railway from Flam to Mydral
      Change trains to Voss
      Coach Tvinde Waterfall Oppheim Lake Gudvangen Naerfyord Flamm
      This includes lunch

      £97


      or


      Flam Railway

      Vanhalsen Station
      Refershments at hotel
      Back to Flam
      £62

      Thanks

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2012 at 12:28 AM
    • Flam railway

      Flåm Feb 11, 2012 at 1:04 PM

      Is it possible to take the railway from Flam to Myrdal and then walk down as far as Vatnahalsen adn then reboard the tain there to return to Flam. If so, how far and how much time does it take to walk down from Myrdal to Flam. Is the path an easy well marked one?

      4 Answers Feb 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM
    • SOGNADAL TO FLAM AND BACK IN TWO DAYS

      Flåm Jan 18, 2012 at 1:37 PM

      WE ARE ON A TIGHT SCHEDULE DURING OUR AUGUST VISIT TO SCANDANAVIA BUT WANT TO SEE FLAM AND SURROUNDS. WOULD LIKE TO FLY FROM OSLO TO SOGNDAL AND GET TO FLAM EARLIEST ON DAY ONE. TOUR AREA IN BEST WAY POSSIBLE THEN GO BACK TO SOGNADAL ON DAY TWO TO CATCH FLIGHT BACK TO OSLO LEAVING SOGNADAL AROUND 18:00. HOW TO GO TO/FROM FLAM QUICKEST WAY? BEST WAY TO ENJOY FLAM/FJORDS IN TWO, HALF DAYS? HOW LONG BETWEEN SOGNADAL AND FLAM AND REVERSE, I PRESUME BUS IS BEST BUT AM WILLING TO RENT A CAR IF IT'S NOT TOO CONFUSING, OR IS THERE A FERRY THAT DOESN'T TAKE TOO LONG? THANKS, PVMIKE

      2 Answers Jan 19, 2012 at 5:14 AM
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      can I sleep at myrdal station?

      Sogn og Fjordane Sep 1, 2011 at 1:09 PM

      Dear all,
      I haven\ t found any hostel accommodation in the area of Flam, so I was wondering if it\s possible to sleep at Myrdal station, or if it closes down for the night.
      Thank you very much
      hugs
      Anna

      2 Answers Sep 3, 2011 at 2:12 AM
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      hostel/cheap accommodation for solo traveler

      Sogn og Fjordane Aug 17, 2011 at 9:36 AM

      Hi everybody,
      I'll travel for 2 weeks to norway and I'm thrilled.
      I'm just having troubles in finding a cheap accommodation in the Aurlandsfjord...
      I'd like to go exploring Flam, Gidvangen, Aurland.
      Any advice will be precious
      thank you so much
      Anna

      2 Answers Aug 17, 2011 at 11:51 PM