"Little place between steep mountains" Top 5 Page for this destination Flåm by bpacker
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Before I left for Scandinavia, I spent a long time deciding whether or not to take the ever popular " Norway in a Nutshell" tour offered by the railway services. I initially scoffed at the offer as it was a popular tour and whatever is popular is cheesy right? Well far from it, I was glad I made the decision to go on this awesome journey which included a train ride, a boat cruise and a bus ride. Far from seeing a spectre of chessy sights, I was bowled over by majestic fjords, amazing waterfalls, misty moutains and wild seals swimming around .
This was the most amazing journey I've ever taken and I highly recommend it. Of course, if you do decide to go on this "nutty" tour, go at it on a leisurely pace, take a breather in Flam to see the wild seals, you won't regret it...
I was walking down the lovely harbour at Flam when a local fisherman started gesticulating wildly at me. Thinking he was a drunk with a rod, I ignored him until I saw him pointing to something that moved in the water. It was a seal ! A shy and curious one . It swam near at one point to look at this strange open-mouthed Singaporean then swam away. Since my mouth was still hanging open from awe, I didn't have the wits to take a picture of Mr Seal. Can you blame me? The only wildlife I have at home is the guppy in my tank. Since I didn't have the patience to sit for hours for Mr Seal to re-appear, here's a picture of the place where I saw him .
- Pros:Wild seals, mirror-like fjords and high mountains...
- Cons:The only night birds here are owls...
- In a nutshell:Lovely stopover point
Now after you've done with your hiking adventures in Flam, do take a walk along the harbour area. You'll find a stone... more travel advice
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