Off again

A speedy transit through embarkation and we were on the boat. A last look at the quay, and we were off The usual ‘entertainment’ as we sailed away, we forgot that this happened and didn’t stay long The ocean was calling – and the sea was like glass as we slipped out of Southampton and…


And on we cruised. Still snow-capped mountains – but more rugged and dramatic. We knew there was a railway line, but didn’t expect it to be so close to the dock. Nor did we expect this carriage   Save

Balcony views

Slowly the ship moved out through magnificent scenery revealing tiny settlements amongst mighty snow-capped mountains. Save

Not easy to hide

Olden is small. The ship is easily visible from almost all angles. Sparkling water and snow-capped mountains. Bliss. Save

Time to walk around

After our trip there was still plenty of time to stroll around the town and take in the sights of Stavanger.

First Stop

Stavanger, and we aren’t the only ship in Port! However, that isn’t the boat that was waiting for us Our destination was Sor Hidle, just one of many islands in the fjord. It took about 20 minutes to get there – and it wasn’t what we expected! From Koi Carp to Lemons! In May! In…

Norway here we comeĀ 

A good trip to Southampton – quickly through Check-in, and we were off down the Solent. Boats big and small, and away we go. Good views from the balcony. Now it’s time to relax! Save