Day 39: We Made It!!!

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Where: Feda to Lindesnes, the southernmost point of Norway!
Distance: 105.0 km
Time on bike: 6 hr 25 min
Total distance: 2095 km

The day of the push-to-the-finish line has finally come and we were pumped to get ‘er done!

It was a fabulous day with sunshine and high temperatures – and more hills! Who knew this area was so hilly!?

Southern Norway is a little summer paradise with beautiful coastal scenes, cabins, boats, nice weather and many visitors.

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Much happiness whenever a Statoil made an appearance! Free coffee!!

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It was getting pretty late as we finally made our last turn down towards Lindesnes! Many, many days of biking was about to come to an end! A fairytale of traveling through my own country was about the see its grand finale. Sweat and tears were competing for my attention as we worked our ways up and down the last hills out to the windy point. Suddenly, we could see the tip of the lighthouse and before we had time to think, we were there! A guy greeted us with a banner and we were confused, trying to figure out whether we knew him. As it turned out, we did not! He was waiting for his girlfriend and another friend who had done the same trip! So, we borrowed the flag and asked him to snap a photo:

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Too hard to push the bikes up to the real lighthouse, this will do! The veil is back on and marks the end of one heck of a honeymoon! (Though, we may still milk the honeymoon card for hotel upgrades.)

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… and for that, we deserve a cookie!

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… and some bubbly! Cheers!

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11 thoughts on “Day 39: We Made It!!!

  1. Congratulations on the completion of your trip of a lifetime. Many of us are envious of your tenacity and your accomplishments. Huge hugs…

    • Thank you so much, Bryanne! I am very happy to hear that you have enjoyed the blog. It has been really fun writing and taking photos for it, so you might see more of us in the future šŸ˜‰

    • Thank you, Erik! Great to hear from you! It has been an incredible trip. Now that we have finished, I find that I have more time and energy to think about and look back at everything we saw and experienced. Good thing we have the blog to look at! Haha šŸ™‚

  2. Leah Kongsrude

    I have loved following your journey as well. You two remind me of the important things in life – fun, loving, living! Keep being yourselves and inspiring the rest of the world!

    • Thank you so much for the wonderful words, Leah! If we accomplished anything close to that, I feel very honored! It has been an incredible journey that I will always remember.

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