That's It - I'm Off!!!

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  1. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    .........off to Norway for 3 weeks of fun and Fijords

    The MH is packed and we're catching the tunnel at lunchtime
    With two overnight stops en route and an overnight ferry from Hirsthals to Bergen, we should be in Norway on Saturday

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    Have a fantastic trip
     
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    safe travels.. :)

    not envious at all.. grrrrrrrrrr
     
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    Have fun (y)
     
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  5. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Wow, what an adventure (y)
    Its my 50th next year and plan on doing something a bit different like this.
    Please let us know how you go on, some pictures would be great (y)

    Have fun guys :)
     
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    Lovley, enjoy :hi:
     
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    Let us know what you are up to, it's not as if you'll be getting drunk or anything!
     
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    That sounds great(y)
     
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    Really looking forward to reports, we are doing similar next year, not yet decided on the route, but already thinking we are being ambitious, but hope to have 4 weeks. Have a great time :)
     
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    It looks like a stunning place (y)
    Enjoy your travels and keep safe (y)(y)
     
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    Maybe getback there one day. Whats your route?
     
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    Sounds fantastic. Have a good trip.
     
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    Sounds like a good trip, please keep us updated with photos on your journey.
     
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    Have fun! but hope your prepared for the weather.....Scandinavia countries have short summers, personaly would not go till June..
     
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    We've got loads of warm clothes, boots and a thick duvet on the bed - and a big bottle of rum to keep the cold out
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Fine! As long as you know what to expect:)
     
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    Here are my travelling notes. The '*' indicates how many nights, though this often changes, but it safety device to ensure that the route works. We prefer to use aires, and never book sites in advance as we enjoy the freedom of making our plans as we go along.


    'Luft Vann' (Air / Water) or from a tap near the jet wash garages
    'Tømmestasjon' or 'Dump Stations'

    Norway 20th May for 22 nights
    Calais

    (3.5 hours)
    * Venlo (1)
    Jachthaven Venlo (sitecode: 9545)
    Jachthavenweg 50, 5911 Venlo, Netherlands
    (4 hours)

    * Hamburg (2)
    HolstenTherme (sitecode: 1011)
    Norderstrasse 8, 24568 Kaltenkirchen, Germany
    (4.5 hours)

    * Hirsthalls - overnight ferry to Bergen

    * Bergen - only needs and afternoon and evening
    Bergenshallen (sitecode: 19171) (3)
    Vilhelm Bjerknes vei 24, 5081 Bergen, Norway
    Catch tram to Byparken

    Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen)
    Only 150m from Bryggen
    http://www.floyen.no/en/
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...loibanen-Bergen_Hordaland_Western_Norway.html

    Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...ic_Wharf-Bergen_Hordaland_Western_Norway.html
    *Førde, , 3 hours
    Førde Gjestehus og Camping, (4)
    Kronborgvegen 44, 6813, Førde, Norge
    http://www.fordecamping.com/en/

    Esso in Forde sells LPG
    http://www.essofuelfinder.co.uk/431444-førde-bil-og-rekvisita-as-førde
    Maybe wild camp
    Goto http://www.sunnfjord.museum.no/?q=node/28 10 mins from Forde - open 10:00 am to 15:00 Weekdays

    ** Stryn and Olden
    Visit Briksdal Glacier
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...n_Municipality_Sogn_og_Fjordane_Western_.html
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Touris...ogn_og_Fjordane_Western_Norway-Vacations.html
    Olden
    Næsset Fjordcamping (5) Not exact location
    Rv60, Indre Skarstein
    6788 Olden
    Norway
    Visit village of Olden near Birksdal Glacier
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...cipality_Sogn_og_Fjordane_Western_Norway.html

    *** Alesund
    Hjelsetgården Bobilparkering (sitecode: 10263) (6)
    Sorenskriver Bullsgate 33, 6002 Ålesund, Norway
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...icipality_More_og_Romsdal_Western_Norway.html

    Travel via trollstigen pass to Geiranger
    Stop off at Gudbrandsjuvet Gorge (whirlpools and walkways) halfway between Trollstigen and Valldall
    Take 136 to Åndalsnes and Trollstigen - then take 63 to Geiranger via Gudbrandsjuvet
    http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/where...-areas-of-the-geirangerfjord-and-trollstigen/

    *** Geiranger
    Grande Hytteutleige og Camping (7)
    GPS: Latitude N 62 06.941 Longitude: E 7 11.057
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...r_Stranda_More_og_Romsdal_Western_Norway.html

    Walk upto Fossevandring falls
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...r_Stranda_More_og_Romsdal_Western_Norway.html

    ** Flam
    Flåm Camping (8)
    og Vandrarheim
    Nedre Brekkevegen 12
    N- 5743 Flåm
    http://www.flaam-camping.no/
    Railway
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...cipality_Sogn_og_Fjordane_Western_Norway.html
    Things to do in Flam
    http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/where...ons-in-flam/the-naroyfjord-and-aurlandsfjord/

    * Oslo
    Sjølyst Marina Bobil parkering (9) Takes you to street, not the exact address
    sitecode: 10099
    Drammensveien 164 / E18, 0273 Oslo, Norway
    N 59.92051, E 10.67554
    N 59°55'14", E 10°40'32"
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g190479-Activities-Oslo_Eastern_Norway.html

    *Gothenburg
    Båtfjordens Hamn / Bua Hamn (sitecode: 11296) (10)
    Hamnvägen, 43265 Väröbacka, Sweden
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...enburg_Vastra_Gotaland_County_West_Coast.html

    ** Copenhagen
    CityCamp (11)
    Elvaerksvej 7-9
    2450 Copenhagen S.V.
    GPS: N.55.65461 E. 12.555.41
    Email to reserve (just dates and Reg Number) reservation@citycamp.dk
    http://www.citycamp.dk/
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g189541-Activities-Copenhagen_Zealand.html

    *Lubeck
    P4 (sitecode: 15197) (12)
    Lastadie, 23552 Lubeck, Germany (12)
    No Facilities - very convenient for the town
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g187413-Activities-Lubeck_Schleswig_Holstein.html

    *Hattingen
    Wohnmobilstellplatz Ruhrtal (sitecode: 12039) (13)
    Ruhrdeich 24, 45525 Hattingen, Germany
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g1051820-Activities-Hattingen_North_Rhine_Westphalia.html

    Calais
    Sail back Friday 12 June at 13:50
     
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  18. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    We spent three spring holidays driving the length of the Rocky Mountains from Canada to Colorado, so always expect the unexpected. One trip involved driving over a 10,000 ft peak in a blizzard !
     
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    ohh wow....brilliant...you don't do things in moderation then..................do you need a navigator/chief cook bottle washer/go for/ wheel washer/ ohhh so envious................do so look forward to reading about your trip.....enjoy every moment of it.........good and not so good.............wish you well.............dappleduck(y)
     
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    Sounds like a fantastic trip, keep us posted (y)
     
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