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Norway - from Stavanger to Lofoten

Hi Horizon Unlimited friends,

anyone traveling in Norway ?

I'm currently stay in Stavanger (it rains heavily) and tomorrow i will drive in direction to Lofoten.

My first ideas for the trip see - http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...564#post431395 -
but i'm very flexible with the route (i have about 3 weeks time)

The main thing - have fun to drive with the motorbike and no hassle

Happy to get your feedback

Frank
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Hi Frank

Looks like a great trip. I hope the weather improves for you. I am in the early stages of planning a trip for next summer from Brevik to Kirkenes and would be interested in any advice you might have about the best route. I notice you are taking the Atlantic Highway (which I only found out about recently!) from Molde to Kristansund, which means taking the ferry from Vestnes to Molde. How many ferries will you be taking and have you a rough idea of the cost. I was thinking of taking a more westerly route than you north of Bergen which would probably involve more ferries.
I would really appreciate any advice on the best practical scenic route north.
Keep us posted on how your trip goes and good luck!

Mike
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Frank

We're a few days ahead of you. Did the awesome road through Geiranger today, including the not to be missed (even though it cost £11) toll road up to Dalsnibba - If you go there see if you can find the Horizons sticker I put there today!

The Trollstigveien is also pretty good. We're in Andalsnes tonight and are seeing the sun for the frist time in over a week!

Atlantic road tomorrow....

Mike, most short ferry crossings are £7-9 each. Get yourself a Michelen map No 752 and hunt out the green roads, they're the touristy/pretty ones but to be honest we've been in Norway for a week no and EVERY day and EVERY road has been fantastic - even in the rain. So good in fact that I'm running out of time and might not make it up to NordKapp.

More on my blog...
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Hi Lonesome George,

we met us shortly on Bofors Camping in the near of Strömstad - Saltö - Sweden

Thanks for your feedback and information The Dom way round

Have a save trip and enjoy it

Frank

@Mike - i write the feedback to my second forum post
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...eresting-71564
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We met in Sweden!!, Excellent. Norway is good when it is sunny! today we are in a CHEAP campground only 100 for two of us and the bike. it's in Orkanger just south of Trondheim.
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