Preikestolen

Our hearts were pumping, our legs were aching, and around every bend…”AAHH, UP again!”  The weather was spectacular on the day we tackled the trail to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), as if we’d stepped into one of Norway’s tourist guide photos.  We started from the village of Jørpeland, Detour was anchored nearby.   Transportation from Jørpeland Quay to the…

Step It Up!

There are no roads leading to the tiny hamlet of Florli; it is accessible either from the water of the Lysefjord via boat or from the mountains of the Lysefjord via a good pair of hiking shoes.  Florli’s few homes are nestled into the mountainside just above the fjord’s shoreline.  As testimony to Florli’s hydropower…

Lysefjord

He’s pining for the fjords!  And so it was…we motored into the Lysefjord, hoping that the doom and gloom above was not forecasting this to have been a terrible mistake!  The Lysefjord hosts some of the most impressive tourist attractions near Stavanger, Norway; spectacular views and marvelous mountain heights! We motored 26-miles to the head…