Islands of the North Atlantic Trip report


Walked into the main part of town through the gardens of the royal palace to find breakfast coffee and baked goods. Sunny day. Very pretty town, with a lovely feel to it.

I wanted to get some more SD cards and a second USB hard drive, so we walked a few blocks to an electronics store that had those.

Then down to the waterfront to catch the ferry to the Freya and Kon-Tiki museums. The museums were well done (if a little warm for our comfort) and the ferry ride very pleasant. You can get on board the Freya, and follow a path all through it, to see into most of the cabins.

Thought we’d find some fresh prawns and bread for dinner at the local fish markets, but after quite a long hot walk to the place Google said they were, it turned out not to be a fish market at all. At least not then. There was something of an ocean festival being held in the vicinity, but a helpful local told us that this wasn’t where you bought seafood anyway. Sigh.

Caught a taxi back to the apartment, then a bit further to the local Coop, where we provisioned for dinner, which worked out pretty well in the end.

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