1. Trollstigen

Test your stomach by driving Trollstigen, one of Norway’s twistiest roads. The route’s steep 10% incline, narrow width and 11 hairpin bends make it a supremely wavy ride.
 Taking up a section of National Road 63 and connecting town Åndalsnes in Rauma with Valldal in Norddal Municipality, the road plateaus at 2300ft where there’s a carpark and several public balconies. Get out and take in immense views of Stigfossen Waterfall, which tumbles 1050ft down the mountain.

2. Atlantic Ocean Road

Want to go island-hopping… by car? You can on Norway’s Atlantic Ocean Road. Traversing an archipelago of small islands and skerries via bridges, causeways and viaducts, this 8.3km section of County Road 64 was named the best drive in the world by the Guardian in 2006. 

Running between villages Kårvåg on Averøy and Vevang in Eida, the road passes the wild seas of Hustadvika, site of many a shipwreck and considered Norway’s most dangerous stretch of water. The highway’s also home to Storseisundet Bridge, “the bridge to nowhere” – which on approach looks like a ramp to the sky.

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I would like to think of myself as a full time traveler. I have been retired since 2006 and in that time have traveled every winter for four to seven months. The months that I am "home", are often also spent on the road, hiking or kayaking. I hope to present a website that describes my travel along with my hiking and sea kayaking experiences.
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