Jim and Elsie’s 1978 Tour – Day 65

Sunday, 4 June 1978

£1 = 9.63 kr

Big selection of foods at breakfast, cold meats, fish, eggs, cornflakes, juice, jams, rolls, tea, coffee. Very good.

Picked up at Hotel 9.15. Very comfortable bus – 16 on tour (6 Australians, 1 Great Britain, 1 EG, 2 Israel, 6 American)

Unhurried travel to Hamar and Lillehammer. Lakes, trees, rolling hills, twisty road.

Lunch at cafe in Lillehammer (45kr)

Norwegian village museum in Lillehammer – Stump hide-out for counterfeiters

Norwegian village museum in Lillehammer – house 1400 AD








Visited folk museum, Norwegian houses back to 1400, heavy timbers, earth of roof. Beggar’s seat 1600 – guest room and more fittings. Old wooden church – last supper carved out of piece of wood. Parson’s house.

Peer Gynt Way not open yet, returned and travelled along the side of Lake Mjøsa. Colourful reflections in the surface.

View in front of Hotel Fefor

Hotel Fefer (about 3000 ft) overlooks lake and snow covered mountains. Very few guests in the house. Still partially light at 12 and bright daylight at 3.00 am.