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During the night, no buses operate away from the city. The cable car does not operate at night (except during summer). Bus 100 leaves for Setermoen at 21:00 (arriving 23:25), and you could get off at a dark spot, but a bus back won't depart before the morning, and you'll be very cold. The last public transportation arriving to Tromsø is the southbound ...


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Using what kind of transportation? By plane, it's obviously no problem at all. Doing it by submarine is possible but hiring one for this purpose is probably not. A British expedition in 1982 crossed the arctic (from Canada via the north pole to Svalbard) using snow mobiles, but due to the difficult terrain (the arctic is covered by pack ice, which means ...


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Senorge.no has complete snowdepth information for the entire territory of Norway. They have both present and historical information. Currently, 8 August 2013, there is not much snow: However, it's also possible to obtain historical data, for example, from 1 June 2012: Or, indeed, from 24 January 2012: If you want to go skiing to mountain summits, ...


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You should be aware of the distances involved. By far the easiest way to get there is to fly. Use the travel planner of your choice, and check the websites of Norwegian (a somewhat low-cost airline with less draconian luggage practices than Ryanair) and SAS (the flag carrier) to find out when it is cheapest to travel (apparently there are no direct flights ...


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It's not a common thing, but it does exist. My family owns a cabin on a very small private island. When I was little, we would arrange with the ferry to drop us off. He would then sail right up close to our pier, and we would jump ashore before he reversed out. When we wanted to go home, we would contact the ferryman by radio, and he would pick us up on his ...


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what are some more affordable things to do in Norway? Anything that does not include supermarkets, hotels, hostels, campings, restaurants, public transportation, organised tours, car rental, souvenirs, postcards, may be affordable in Norway. It sounds like I'm excluding a lot, but this still includes one of the most popular activities in Norway: ...


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In 2009 December, 2 friends and I were successful in seeing the Northern Lights in Tromso on a low budget. We spent 280 € per person in 4 days including the flight from Alicante (Spain). The cheapest way to get to Tromso then was fly to Oslo with Ryanair and then to Tromso with Norwegian. But maybe that's not the cheapest option now or from your location. ...


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You should probably book in advance, but more than 2–3 days is not needed unless you want an overnight trip. There are two aspects regarding booking tours in advance: Tours might be fully booked Tours might only go if there are enough people The anwer depends on the kind of tour. Tours vary from an extended taxi ride to a dark corner, to overnight ...


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The main set of mountains for hiking when starting from the city centre are the 2/3/4 (depending on how you count!) to the north-east of the city centre, including Fløyen (the one with the funicular railway) and Ulriken (with the cable car). There are a decent number of proper walking trails up and around these. The trails are largely divided into "green" ...


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According to one of the local companies, Fløibanen: The directional signs on the Bergen mountains show the main trails, which are clearly labelled on tour maps. Be aware that recent storms, snow and ice, or vandalism, may turn these signs. This makes it especially important to show respect for the weather – and fog and weather changes can come ...


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This type of question can generally be answered by translating the term into the local language, then searching for it. Launderette is Vaskeri in Norwegian according to Google translate. Searching for Vaskeri Arendal has various results including a business directory: http://www.nettkatalogen.no/bransjelist/vaskeri%20arendal/1.htm And just to confirm ...


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Since you're leaving from Tartu and Riga is a viable alternative to the Tallinn airport and a much better option as a flight gateway. According to the flight schedule Air Baltic has at least 6 scheduled daily flights to Oslo/Gardermoen including 1 at 22:00 and one at 23:05, which will suit your schedule nicely. You're right about the buses from Tartu to ...


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You're looking for a travel guide. I hear Lonely Planet is popular, and they have apps too. Tripwolf and Triposo are well-rated app-centric travel guides. These will certainly cover world natural heritage places, culturally important places and places to eat as well as you'll be able to find anywhere. Climbing, however, is a special interest that general ...


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Whatever you can do to see the Western coastline of the country (the fjords), you should do. If you can do it by boat, that is the best way I think, though I think that is expensive. (I can't remember what we paid, leaving from Bergen, but it was unforgetable.) Although even our train ride back to Bergen was pretty amazing. The views and landscapes are not ...


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If however, you would like to see some scenery on the way, going by a mode of transportation where you can dictate stops yourself is essential. Biking seems pretty popular in Norway, but because that seems tough, I'd just pick car. Doing so means that it will become a multi-day journey, but can be rewarding as well. Note that there is not a whole lot of ...


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Since there is a small village in Slahpa, I would assume that anybody who has to commute daily to the power plants at lake Bryn south-east from there would live in Slahpa since they cantake a road instead of commuting daily with a boat from Kjøpsvik, after which the person would still need a car to drive up to the plant. Maybe there is a higher chance of a ...



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