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The Coastal Path in Voss – The Shores of Lake Vangsvatnet

The shores of Lake Vangsvatnet allow you to indulge in a slower pace of life… …or, just yards away, something a little faster. I would have liked to have given both a go, but our time in Voss had come … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Voss – Bordalsgjelet Gorge

To the southeast of Lake Vangsvatnet stands the dramatic Bordalsgjelet Gorge. From the town, the walk over is a pleasant stroll around the edge of the lake… …then through the wooded Prestegardsmoen, and over the River Vosso. A short walk later, after … Continue reading

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If You Go To Norway…

…look out for trolls! (For the avoidance of doubt, it’s the larger, more well-behaved, creature at the back)

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The Coastal Path in Voss – Hanguren Part IV

We walked back from Lake Valbergstjørni to the cable car station.  My wet boxer shorts were tied to the outside of my backpack and dried shamelessly in the hot sun as they swung to and fro to my gait.  Next … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Voss – Hanguren Part III

If you walk just under a mile to the north and slightly west of Hanguren’s cable car station you will reach Lake Valbergstjørni.  The route is via a defined and easy-to-follow path, over a green and undulating landscape. Lake Valbergstjørni … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Voss – Hanguren Part II

Given the heatwave conditions of Norway this summer, walking up Hanguren was something of a hot and sweaty experience.  It was quite steep, you see… …and even the trees didn’t provide much protection from the sun. Yep; we have never … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Voss – Hanguren Part I

According to my GPS our hotel was at an elevation of 300 feet.  The top cable car station of Hanguren, the hill behind our hotel, was at 2,150 feet.  A climb of 1,850 feet?  I’m not sure that was right – … Continue reading

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