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Short trip to Norway in late October

Short trip to Norway in late October

Old Aug 26, 14, 3:56 pm
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Originally Posted by SoloTravelerinRed View Post
Thanks a lot for the info. I am now more interested in Tromsų. Should I rent a car or join a tour if I want to chase the northern lights at night?
I think I would join a tour if I were you. Tromsų is a difficult city to drive (I arrived from there half an hour ago), and I think you are more likely to be lucky on a tour, and if you don't get to see the northern light, at least you get to know a lot about it
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Old Aug 30, 14, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by ksu View Post
I think I would join a tour if I were you. Tromsų is a difficult city to drive (I arrived from there half an hour ago), and I think you are more likely to be lucky on a tour, and if you don't get to see the northern light, at least you get to know a lot about it
You are right. It seems the tour guides will drive as far as it takes to see the northern lights. If you know some good tour companies, please feel free to refer. Thanks again.
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Old Sep 21, 14, 12:39 pm
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What will be the traditional Norwegian dishes that we must try? What will be the best we have to try?
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Old Sep 21, 14, 3:37 pm
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What will be the traditional Norwegian dishes that we must try? What will be the best we have to try?
Anythng with game or reindeer. Sami reindeer stew/ soup, called bidos is very good. Fresh fish
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Old Sep 23, 14, 12:08 pm
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I am planning to take a short trip to Norway in late October, about 4 nights. I really want to see the northern lights, but not sure if late Oct is a good time to go. Anyone has any suggestions how my itinerary should be like? I have never been to Norway though, so I also want to visit Oslo. Is one full day in Oslo good enough considering I only have limited time? Looking forward to hearing from you guys!! Thanks in advance.
I'm also going to Oslo late October for a 1 day stopover...Hoping I'll get lucky with the northern lights on that day.....

I will be leaving from SFO!
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Old Sep 23, 14, 9:36 pm
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I'm also going to Oslo late October for a 1 day stopover...Hoping I'll get lucky with the northern lights on that day.....

I will be leaving from SFO!
I will be there last weekend of October. Keep our fingers crossed!! Hope we both are lucky!!
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Old Sep 28, 14, 12:41 pm
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Are you still going to Tromsų? It isn't a difficult drive at all.... I'd really recommend a rental car

Ask me anything, I've lived in the town for 22 years. let me know and i'll hook you up with my aurora-sightings-roadtrip-map ^
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Old Sep 29, 14, 3:04 pm
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Are you still going to Tromsų? It isn't a difficult drive at all.... I'd really recommend a rental car

Ask me anything, I've lived in the town for 22 years. let me know and i'll hook you up with my aurora-sightings-roadtrip-map ^
Yes, I am going to Tromsų on October 24 and will stay for two nights. Have already booked the airline tix from Oslo to Tromsų. However, I am about to book tours to chase the northern lights. I will send you a private message to get some details about your aurora-sightings-roadtrip-map! Thanks.
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