From Trondheim, we traveled south to Øye, a stunning place surrounded by mountains, forests, and the picturesque Hjørundfjord. We stayed at the historic Hotel Union Øye, which has hosted many famous people throughout history. The hotel's guestbook is like a history book, filled with their names. The hotel's charm and location have attracted European monarchs like Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, and King Oscar II of Sweden. Just like them, we wanted to experience the natural beauty of the area. So, one morning, we embarked on a 9 km hike from the hotel to a nearby farm by the fjord. The hike offered truly breathtaking views of the landscape. As we strolled along the fjord's shores, we wondered who else had taken this hike before us. Among the distinguished guests who may have done the same were famous figures like Karen Blixen, the author of "Out of Africa," and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Hotel Union Øye also attracted esteemed musicians like Edvard Grieg and Roald Amundsen, the brave explorer who led the first successful expedition to the South Pole - Øye, Møre og Romsdal County, Norway.
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Now: Non-Executive Director in the Healthcare Industry based in Ghent. A travel buff with a passion for photography, photography books, Leica, wine and Asian food. Last but not least: proud grandfather of William, Nicholas and Mateo.
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