By the time we woke we were moored up. Pretty little village - a waterfall above and the river running through the centre, took the obligatory photo from the back of the boat. Went ashore, on a tender - too small a place to dock properly. Caught the open top tour bus. Up the mountain one side - very impressive. Back through the centre of town, such as it was and off up the other side. That’s the photo that is shown here – I think you might agree it is pretty awesome. Naturally we’re even more impressed. So, reluctant to leave, we get back on the boat and sail off down the fjord.
But the thing about Geiranger Fjord is that it is a UNESCO world heritage site - why? Because it's so gobsmackingly beautiful that's why!
The snow-capped mountains are majestic. The myriad of waterfalls outdo each other at every turn, cascading to the water below, reflecting rainbow colours in the early evening sun. All in all it is stunning!
We'd set off with classical music pulsing out through the speakers on the sun deck - you know what, it bought a lump to the throat! Kate had a tear in her eye - it is that good!
And no, I haven't taken any more photos, because that would not do it any sort of justice whatsoever. There would be no depth, no natural colour or contrast, it has to be seen, through your own two eyes in all its panoramic glory.
If you go nowhere else in your life, make the effort to go to Geiranger- I can guarantee that you won't be disappointed.