Day 12: In The Path of The Vikings

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Where: Svolvær to just outside Leknes, Lofoten
Distance: 74.1 km
Time on bike: 4 hr 22 min
Total distance: 882 km

We ended up bucking up for a modest room in Svolvær last night and truly enjoyed the tranquility of the great indoors all morning! Today’s bike ride commenced around noon and was a fairly easy, yet beautiful one. No major hills to speak of, but a fair bit of wind, making it seem like you made it nowhere.

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Borg is known for the find of the longest viking house in the world. Today there is a great museum and reconstructed building on the same site. It is a very interactive museum where you can try on the garbs and touch the tools. We definitely did not let the opportunity pass.

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Kyler picked up a new souvenir at the museum gift shop. We figured this one will be great for his matpakke (packed lunch) on the first day of his new job.

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We made it in record speed from Borg to Leknes, where we had pizza for dinner. Food is incredibly good when you have been biking for hours!

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