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Norwegian road trip.

Discussion in 'General Land Rover Forum' started by Rewog84, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. Rewog84

    Rewog84 New Member

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    Hi all. Hope this post is ok on here. I’m doing a week long trip to Lillehammer has anyone done a similar trip and have any advice on places to visit along the way. It will be in august so snow won’t be an issue
     
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    I’ve watched the TV show...
     
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    Only been there in the winter. Ski tows might be operating which would give access to the high trails and trekking paths.
     
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    I've done two trips around June time (driving up the coast road from Gothenburg) driving 1940's vehicles, but the most recent was 20 years ago. Wonderful country & people but can be pricey compared to the UK.
     
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    Why Lillehammer? Is it not more picturesque going across to the fjords? A week is not long for a tour? I drove to Oslo a few years ago, but it took me three weeks from the UK (for the full round trip)
     
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    Travelling by elephant ? :rolleyes:
    We were WW2 military vehicle enthusiasts, crossed to Gothenburg from Harwich & toured southern Norway, spent a day in Oslo & travelled as far up as Leira in the Buskerud region & returned to the UK within two weeks. Mind you with the long daylight hours in June (it never really gets dark) we did drive though the night on a couple of occasions, one of which was passing under Oslo via the tunnel on the return trip, what an experience!
     
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    Sounds like a great trip. We just took North Sea ferry to Amsterdam and drove from there. We were in a Mondeo estate, which is a lot faster than an elephant, but a similar size. ;)
     
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    WW2 Bedford OY 3 tonner in my case. 40 mph & more roomy than an elephant but probably costlier to run, that's without knowing the MPG of your average elephant.
     
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    Hi we have now extended this to two weeks and are going right up to the Lofoten islands. Then driving back down to Lillehammer. The reason for the trip is a mountain bike race I want to do. Plus we will be driving right up through Sweden and wild camping
     
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    Awesome! Pleased you're taking a bit more time. Well worth it. I've looked up Lofoten. That's a hell of a way up!! Are you actually going over to the Islands? :eek: Looks tremendous and I'm very jealous. Enjoy the trip :)