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  • Day37

    Bergen to Fagernes

    August 12, 2019 in Norway ⋅ 🌧 15 °C

    Today was a magical day, although a little wet at times, nothing dampened our total Wow will you look at that!!! moments. We set off from Bergen,stopping in Voss the town famous for extreme sports, continuing through breathtaking scenery, stopping for the fjord cruise, then completing our day's journey to our overnight stop in Fagernes. This is a winter playground for skiing. Along the way we passed through the longest tunnel in the world, 25kms in length. Each 6 kms there is a widened area for turning, together with a coloured light show, used to stimulate the driver from the dull colour of the tunnel. This tunnel was commenced in 1995 and finished in 2000 just 5 years later-the rock etc removed from the mountain for the tunnel was then used to make the road-very clever these Norwegians.
    We stopped at a beautiful water fall/cascade for a few more pics to add to our ever expanding number! Along the way we took a side road that was once the original route before roads were formed, with suspended wire bridges, ladders and ramps where water met sheer cliff faces
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    Josephine Ryan

    Wow. What spectacular scenery. Have you grown used to a green summer landscape yet.9

    Alisha Grant

    Soooo pretty