The author's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In this book, he deals with Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia.
Lonely Planet Norway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit Oslo; Norway's cultural capital, hike glacier-strewn high country, or simply hope to catch the elusive Northern Lights; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Norway and begin your journey now!
Wide variety of walks and terrains with detailed instructions, alternative routes and interesting info on the surrounding landscape: 2-hour walks on surfaced paths; 2 to 3-hour flat island and coastal walks; 2 to 4-hour gentle hill and mountain hikes; 4 to 7-hour strenuous hill walks (some can be combined to form serious mountain challenges).