Unexpected Antique Cars at Geirangerfjord

The following events occurred between Oct 14 and Oct 18 of 2015.

On the way from Oslo to Geirangerfjord, my dad and I stayed in Lillehammer and ate at this Indian restaurant which I very much recommend: https://www.facebook.com/Bombaytandoori/ (UK style punjabi food)

This is a Norwegian lake (not fjord):


The land is barren and sparsely populated. Most people do not go by car from Oslo to Geirangerfjord — they come by cruise. This is a Norwegian glacier:


A waterfall:


Significant hills:

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There were unfortunately no water activities like boating allowed because it was off-season. We took hikes instead.


There was a big troll:


The water was very cold:


failed attempt to cross cold stream (much easier in Nainital):


Small Town Waterfall into Fjord:


I would very much recommend http://www.hotelunion.no/en/ where we stayed because of its history (entrepreneurial founder, luxury car museum):


picture from https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/03/de/77/a9/union-hotel-geiranger.jpg

View from hotel:

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A Fly’s View:


The perspective of a fly is portrayed in the Eega movie.

Luxury car museum — the rich man’s cars:

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Studebaker only one of its model, classic cars used to transport tourists from the fjord to the hotel:

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And the photo on the right is a Cadillac 1919.

1918 Mercer Touring — cost of 8 model T’s:


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Cars moving off a small ferry (too little demand for a bridge):


Cars moving onto a small ferry:


Angry mammal:



Calming down:


View from hike:

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My dad and I met a girl on the hike who seemed a few years older than me. We inquired whether we can rent a boat and she said everything is closed. She talked a bit about it being off-season.

She did not seem Norwegian. She said she was Swedish — actually her father is Swedish and her mother from West Indies. She said she was in Norway because she fell in love with a Norwegian — in those very words. I told a friend at the time about this and she was very impressed by the romanticism.

The breakfast was cute:


Norwegian Museum of Cultural History:

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Stave church 1200, Viking influence of dragons

Excellent pigs and cow:

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Norway is an expensive, natural, and northern place.

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