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Nordic Trip: Day 11. Bergen Furnicular to Mount Floyen

We were greeted with rainy morning. Our original plan to ride Fløibanen/ Bergen Furnicular to Mount Floyen in the morning dashed. Armed with jacket and umbrella, me and my room mate brave through the weather. It was windy but not as bad as Iceland. My umbrella can still withstand the…

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Nordic Trip: Day 10. Norway Flam Train

We took Norway Flam Train from Oslo to Bergen. Oslo to Mydral Our journey to Bergen started with train journey to Mydral. We bought first class ticket which has a small long table infront of every row of seats. There is a drinking making machine as well and small bar…

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Nordic Trip: Day 9. Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo

Holmenkollen Ski Jump On the second day in Oslo, my first stop was Holmenkollen Ski Jump. To my surprise, Oslo city was rather misty in the morning. I took a train from Oslo Central station to Holmenkollen station. It was a direct train. Along the journey, I can still see…

Tjuvholmen-Badeplass

Nordic Trip: Day 8. Oslo City Walk

Goodbye Iceland. Norway, here we come! It feel so different when we landed in Oslo International Airport. The place feels bright, spacious, and have strong presence of wood element. On the floor, and on the wall. From there, we head to Information counter to buy a One-day Oslo pass. From…

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Nordic Trip: Day 6. Northern Lights at Keflavik, Iceland

Yes, we saw northern lights again (in Keflavik) when we were back to the city and took an excursion. Before that, let me share with you our journey back to Reykjavik. Alright, today is the day where we head back to Reykjavik. We raised early and had our breakfast from…

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Nordic Trip: Day 5. Ice Cave Tour Iceland

Today we will go for Ice Cave Tour in Iceland! Yeah! After a sumptuous breakfast at Hotel Smyrlabjörg, we head to Hoffell to checkout their hot tub and ice lake. We stopped at GlacierWorld Guesthouse and was hoping to have icy or mountainous scenery. To our dismay, it’s not as…

Skogafoss

Nordic Trip: Day 4. Hella to Hornafjördur

Today is one of our longest driving journey as we travel from Hella to Hornafjördur which took us full day with five stops and about 345 km. We stop at first two waterfalls for one to three hours due to many photo shooting opportunities. LOL. Guess, this is one of the…

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Nordic Trip: Day 3. Northern Lights at Hali, Iceland

I was told that you can see Northern Lights on the time we arrive Iceland. Guess we were too tired to even remember it. Oh well, our day started with awesome buffet breakfast provided by the hostel. There are a lot of varieties of food to choose from and with…

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Nordic Trip: Day 2. Stockholm Travel Pass

On the second day, we started our real self-tour. Started the morning with pasta soup breakfast which we cooked at the hostel’s kitchen. Those pasta were the left over from the previous backpackers. Today is also the day we will start using Stockholm Travel Pass. First we head down to…