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    Just reached the north of Denmark. Pretty boring in a 'pretty countryside but not much else ' sort of way. Soggy day, rain in the am, sweaty at lunchtime, rain again now.
    Ferry to Norway at breakfast time tomorrow.

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    Norway at last. Ferry late, pissing rain, but cleared up now. Pics tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    Norway at last. Ferry late, pissing rain, but cleared up now. Pics tomorrow.
    It seems wrong to 'like' that, but you know what I mean!

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    Got lost, got found. Holland is very flat and a bit boring. Cossing into Germany shortly.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    Just reached the north of Denmark. Pretty boring in a 'pretty countryside but not much else ' sort of way. Soggy day, rain in the am, sweaty at lunchtime, rain again now.
    Ferry to Norway at breakfast time tomorrow.
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    Norway at last. Ferry late, pissing rain, but cleared up now. Pics tomorrow.
    Sounds just like the start of our trip....... big mileage days of boring motorway and pissing rain as a welcome to Sweden and Norway.

    The scenery from now on should more than make up for it....and if you can try going off the main tourist routes as the roads are even more stunning and the couple of speed traps we saw were on the approaches to small towns on the rare occasions we ended up on main routes

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    And now it starts. Only a taste cos typing and posting on the phone is a PITA. More to follow when I get home.

    Today. No rain
    Waterfalls instead.
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    View from tonights hotel room
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    View from tonights hotel room
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    A 'rest' day today. May go for a little bimble, or may just sit and chill. After 7 days on the bike my bum is sore. A day on the terrace sipping beer appeals, but at Nowegian prices I cant afford too many beers.

    This mornings view from the room.IMG_20190802_080138.jpg

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    Only been to Norway twice and that was for weekends when my mate was working in Haugesund. Lovely countryside though. Found it very odd going into a nightclub near midnight and it was light and coming out at 3.30 and it was light. Night had happened whilst I was indoors!

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    Yes, we are headed up to the Artic Circle, so may not even get night. ��

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    A 'rest' day today. May go for a little bimble, or may just sit and chill. After 7 days on the bike my bum is sore. A day on the terrace sipping beer appeals, but at Nowegian prices I cant afford too many beers.

    This mornings view from the room.IMG_20190802_080138.jpg
    WTF do you want to stay there for?

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    Yes, we are headed up to the Artic Circle, so may not even get night. ��
    I went to the Arttic Circle in Sweden in August in 2003, it got dark about 11pm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julian_Boolean View Post
    I went to the Arttic Circle in Sweden in August in 2003, it got dark about 11pm

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    Excellent, I will get some sleep after all.

    Todays pic, inside the worlds longest road tunnel.IMG_20190803_150250.jpg

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    Wrong pic, thats my PAJ.IMG_20190803_102647.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    Wrong pic, thats my PAJ.IMG_20190803_102647.jpg
    How long is it? I did the Gotthard Tunnel in Switzerland a couple of years ago what was about 17km. After 5-6km i had enough and wanted out. Its the lights going past you overhead and sides that do my head in

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