Ålesund and Beyond!

photograph of Ålesund
Ålesund is a lovely harbor town, rebuilt in 1904 in Art Nouveau style...

We left Oslo via train and headed north to Dombås and then on to Åndalsnes on what ended up being quite a scenic ride on the Rauma Railway. While the first leg of the journey cuts up the middle of Norway and takes you past Lillehammer and the home of Peer Gynt, the second leg winds slowly down into the Rauma River Valley across amazing bridges and towering cliffs typically named after trolls! Read more