Mysen StellplassAugust 16, 2017 in Norway
For our last two nights in Norway we returned to Mysen Stellplass, whose services we'd used previously. But not before Will had caught 4 lovely looking Mackerel! The town of Mysen had a car park, a section of which was marked out for campervans. There was a grass border all around and cut grass areas where Poppy could walk to the side of and behind the corner plot where we parked. It also provided free electric hookup!
It was our 8th wedding anniversary so we celebrated with a meal of Mackerel, followed by a slice of Neopolitan cake (a creamy pastry), chocolates and a movie on the laptop. We washed it all down with some bubbly we'd brought with us from Slovenia. 2 months ago we came over the Norwegian border carrying more alcohol than was strictly allowed- we haven't bought any here, other than a couple of glasses of beer at the Bergen pub, so we'll definitely be leaving the country considerably lighter!
The following day the weather was continuing to be kind to us so we took a walk along a nearby track that wound back and forth, following the extremely wiggly course of the small Mysenelva river. As soon as we set foot on the path we felt smiles form on our faces. It had a wonderfully homely feel, the sun filtered through the trees onto the muddy brown water, glinting off green lillypads when it found them on the far side. A Nuthatch hopped up and down the lower parts of tree trunks searching for a tasty grub. Further on, near the edges of the fuzzy, windblown barley field, butterflies flitted between purple flower heads, settling for a moment and sunning their wings while they delved their proboscis into the pointed petals, before alighting in search of their next hit of nectar. It was a great walk!
Later, Will went for a wander in the town centre, he was relieved Vicky wasn't with him when he stumbled upon a wool shop! He did however buy her a treat of a cream cake and a marzipan and jam sponge from an independent bakery- something we haven't seen much of up here! Sorry, we'd demolished them before we thought about taking a photo!Read more