Are we crazy???

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  1. jumartoo

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    Some months ago we had a flight to Nepal cancelled for a trip we were hoping to take over Christmas. It was proving difficult to rebook this flight so we cancelled the trip.

    Our Norwegian friends have been asking us to visit them in Norway and so when our trip was cancelled we booked a flight to do so.

    WELL that flight is tomorrow! We take my mum back to Alicante for a morning flight and we fly to Bergen in the afternoon.

    We are leaving this:

    Martin and mum yesterday at Puerto de Mazarron

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    And the forecast for Bergen for the next few days, (and the rest of the week is more of the same).

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    The forecast for the time of the flights is wet with gale force winds.

    Are we crazy??? We have to go our friends have made arrangements for us.

    We'll send piccies of our Norwegian holiday. May make some of you feel happy about your own weather :xrofl::xrofl::xrofl:.
     
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  2. Munchie

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    The trip is irrelevent! To answer the question....YES!:xrofl:
     
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    Nevertheless......ENJOY!
     
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    We thought about cancelling this morning for a few minutes but when we contacted our friends and found out that they had made arrangements for us, and strangely, were looking forward to us arriving, we decided we had to go!
     
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    Raving bonkers:xsmile:
     
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    Rather you than me. :xeek:
     
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    I love Norway although I've only been a couple of times and never with the MH. One trip was described as a "Summer Mountain Leaders" course, it snowed heavily almost the whole time! Wonderful place and great folk. Watch the original Troll Hunter film before going to get you in the right mood!
     
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    Bergen is described as one of the worlds most beautiful cities ! Just enjoy it :xThumb: Do walk through the Byrggen :D:xThumb:
     
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    Norway at this time of year is great, cold but great. the people and the place are lovely. the sights and sceenery and clean fresh air.
    you will enjoy it
     
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    You will have a wonderful time although I guess will have to wear a few more layers than normal. :xsmile:

    You also have the added bonus of coming back from Norway to somewhere warm. :xgrin:. Have a lovely time.
     
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    We loved Norway when we were there, and Bergen is very good as far as cities go, it's the countryside and the fjiords that are spectacular, even in the rain.
     
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    We are having three days in Bergen in our friends apartment overlooking the harbour and then three days in their mountain cabin if we can get there in the snow! They are used to driving in such conditions and have assured us we will be able to get near enough to walk the last part!
     
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    Wow, that sounds brilliant. I am sure you will have a fabulous time.
     
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    At the airport in Alicante looking at the sun through the window, may be the last sight of it for 8 days!!!
     
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    You will have a great time...
     
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    WIFI on Norwegian Air!

    I'm sure we will have a great time. It will certainly be different.
     
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    Arrived last night at about 9 p.m. This morning just as its getting light (8.30 a.m.!) I took this photo from the balcony of our friends apartment overlooking the Puddefjorden! Taken with mobile phone so not good quality.

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  18. Jenben

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    Well that's a pretty nice view to wake up to every day.
     
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    But the dark would get you down.:xsad:
     
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    It rains 300 days per year at Bergen, its well known for it. When we were there it rained, rained and rained. No surprise there.
    Phil
     
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