Road trip 13: Tyssedal

In the lovely area of Hardanger we had a room booked for the night at the small industrial village of Tyssedal. From the 19th century, Tyssedal has been a tourist destination, also know outside of Norway. European nobility traveled to Tyssedal from early 1800, and even Keizer Wilhelm visited several times. In Tyssedal you can… Continue reading Road trip 13: Tyssedal

Road trip 11: Vøringsfossen

On our way over Hardangervidda, our main stop was by a Waterfall called Vøringsfossen. The name is derived from the old norse verb vyrða, that means esteem/revere, and fossen that means waterfall. It has a total drop of 182 metres (597 ft), and a major drop of 163 metres (535 ft). It is perhaps the most famous in the… Continue reading Road trip 11: Vøringsfossen