Trip to Hardanger, Norway - August 2012 & 2013
Photos from Hardanger

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On this page you will find photos from the trip to Hardanger in west Norway. They are more or less sorted in the right order. Please move the cursor over each picture to get a tool tip with more information. Click here to get back to the Trolltunga trip report.

Tysso Via Ferrata

Inside the Tysso 1 power station in Tyssedal

Nikki shows the dimension of the pipes used at Tysso power station

Sign with info at Tysso via ferrata

We are ready to face the Tysso via ferrata

Nikki in the start of Tysso via ferrata

Climbing up the oil railway used for construction of Tysso power station Nikki in Tysso via ferrata The Tysso via ferrata Gard and Nikki at the top of tysso via ferrata with a view to Hardanger fjord View of Sørfjorden, a part of Hardanger fjord
Gard getting comfortable with the height in Tysso via ferrata Nikki is getting close to the top of Tysso via ferrata Low clouds hanging over Sørfjorden View of the Tysso via ferrata from the top Pipes leading to Tysso power station in Tyssedal
View of Tysso power station and Sørfjorden Nikki at the top of Tysso via ferrata with a view of Sørfjorden The size of the pipes are impressive at Tysso power station It is important with the equipment when climbing at Tysso via ferrata  

Trolltunga - Himmelstigen via ferrata

Nikki is preparing for the trip to Trolltunga with OpplevOdda Biking along Ringedalsvatnet to get to Trolltunga Jump shot at Trolltunga in Hardanger Biking along Ringedal dam to get to Trolltunga Biking along Ringedalsvann in connection with Trolltunga
Lunch break when going to Trolltunga View to Ringedal dam as we hike up towards Trolltunga Having a break when going to Trolltunga Hiking up an old river bed to get to Trolltunga Trolltunga seen from below

Sign as we reached Himmelstigen via ferrata

Cave where the waterfall Tyssedalsstrengene used to run - it is a 300 meter drop Gard climbing down himmelstigen via ferrata Gard on the way up himmelstigen via ferrata to Trolltunga Close up of Trolltunga seen from below
Do not take himmelstigen via ferrata is you are afraid of heights Large pot holes made by the river The breathtaking view from Trolltunga in Hardanger in Norway We went to Trolltunga with OpplevOdda. Here is a group photo 1-2-3 JUMP at Trolltunga
Trolltunga and Gard on the edge in the background Nikki and Gard on the spectacular Trolltunga Gard and Nikki on the edge near Trolltunga Nikki and Gard on Trolltunga  
Nikki is ready to start climbing himmelstigen via ferrata to Trolltunga Nikki is going vertical in himmelstigen via ferrata to Trolltunga      

Flåmsbana - Flåm railwway

The famous Flåm railway Inside Flåmsbana or Flåm railway Nikki is trying to get the perfect shot on Flåmsbana Gard looking out the windown on Flåmsbana - Flåm railway The Flåm railway is very scenic

There are lots of waterfalls along Flåm railway

Kjosfossen waterfall can be seen on Flåm railway Gard and Nikki at Kjosfossen along Flåmsbana Big screens with info on Flåm railway View to Myrdalsfossen waterfall
Picnic with Nikki in Flåm Nikki is taking photos of our reflections Huldra also appeared dancing at Kjosfossen    

Glacier walk on Folgefonna

Our guide for the glacier walk on Folgefonna View of the Folgefonna summer ski center Walking into the clouds on Folgefonna The blue ice appeared in the sun at Juklavassbreen The ice has a beautiful color in the sun
The Folgefonna summer ski seen from the top of the hill Be careful - there are lots of cracks in the Folgefonna glacier We climbed on the blue ice of Folgefonna glacier View to the lake Juklavatnet when trekking on Folgefonna Hiking on Folgefonna glacier
It was fun to walk on the Folgefonna glacier Gard geared up with helmet and crampons for glacier walk on Folgefonna      

Nærøyfjorden - Nærøy fjord

Drive down Stålheimskleiva for a great view of the valley Nærøydalen

There are waterfalls along Stålheimskleiva

View to Nærøydalen and Sivlefoss waterfall

Gudvangen is Norway in a nutshell in many ways :-) View to Nærøyfjorden from Gudvangen

Nikki and Gard in Gudvangen with a view to Nærøy fjord

Nikki in Gudvangen Gard on a chair in Gudvangen with a view of Nærøyfjorden There were lots of tourists on the ferry from Gudvangen to Flåm View of Nærøyfjorden as the ferry sails out
The ferry from Gudvangen to Flåm feels like a fjord cruise There are small communities along the fjords of Norway The Undredalen stavkirke is the smallest stav church in Scandinavia Large cruise ships dock in Flåm  

Misc

Road passing by Låtefoss waterfall near Odda The Låtefoss waterfall close to Odda First view of glacier Folgefonna at Odda Cherries or moreller for sale in Hardanger Sometimes you have to take ferries to cross fjords in Norway - here from Kinsarvik to Utne
The steak at Restaurant Elysee was OK Launois champagne to celebrate at Restaurant Elysee in Voss The wine cellar at Restaurant Elysee in Voss is extensive They have an extensive collection of Bordeaux wine at Restaurant Elysee in Voss The Panna cotta at Elysee in Voss was very good
Taking the ferry across Hardanger fjord. Soon it will be replaced by the bridge The roads are not always perfect in Norway and sometimes you also come across animals in the road Nikki at Steindalsfossen Gard getting friendly with a troll in Voss  
Entrance to the train station in Lisbon  

Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger

Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Breakfast area at hotel Ullensvang View from hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Bed at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Chairs and view from room at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger
TV and deak at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Bathroom at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Mini fridge Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger |Gamalost at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger - Norwegian traditional cheese |Norwegian traditional costume bunad on display at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger
View from the room in Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger Shower at Hotel Ullensvang in Hardanger      

Hotel Fleischer's in Voss

The beds at Fleischers hotel in Voss Sofa at Fleischers hotel in Voss Bathroom at Fleischers hotel in Voss The old school TV and desk at Fleischers hotel in Voss View from room at Fleischers hotel in Voss
View to Fleischers hotel in Voss The breakfast selection at Fleischers hotel in Voss was not bad Shower at Fleischers hotel in Voss The breakfast area at Fleischers hotel in Voss Not a lot of focus on details at Fleischers hotel in Voss - there was a hole in the wall

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