Lysefjord to Preikestolhytta and Pulpit Rock

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Although Stavanger Norway is certainly a pleasant town, we were there primarily for its proximity to some of the longest, deepest and prettiest fjords on the country’s southern coast. Our primary exploration took the form of a day cruise on and hike along the Lysefjord to the scenic peak of Pulpit Rock, from which we [Read more …]

Stavanger Norway

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This 19th-century fishing town (brisling herring) was reinvented in the mod-1960s as the center of Norway’s vast oil and gas industry. Originally a major center for emigration out of the country (primarily to the United States) it has since grown into the fourth largest city in the county. The old town has been totally renovated [Read more …]