A road trip with GunnLisbeth :) Atlanterhavsveien

by Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M October. 15, 2012 2832 views

Was on a roadtrip with my friend GunnLisbeth yesterday. We left at 8 30 in morning and was home around 20 00. We had a great day with lits of laughing an smiling. We went to a place called Averöya. Its an amazing road out there. Only thing was it was nice weather!!
Noo high waves! but we will go there again and I`ll bring waves:)
But its a beautiful place. The pictures are from Atlanterhavsveien :)

The Atlantic Ocean Road or the Atlantic Road (Norwegian: Atlanterhavsveien) is a 8.3-kilometer (5.2 mi) long section of County Road 64 which runs through an archipelago in Eide and Averøy in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. The fixed link passes by Hustadvika, an unsheltered part of the Norwegian Sea, connecting the island of Averøy with the mainland and Romsdalshalvøya peninsula. The road runs between the villages of Kårvåg on Averøy and Vevang in Eida. The road is built on several small islands and skerries, which are connected by several causeways, viaducts and eight bridges—the most prominent being Storseisundet Bridge.
The route was originally proposed as a railway line in the early 20th century, but this was ultimately abandoned. Serious planning of the road started in the 1970s, and construction started on 1 August 1983. During construction, the area was hit by twelve hurricanes. The road was opened on 7 July 1989, having cost 122 million Norwegian krone (NOK), of which 25 percent was financed with tolls and the rest from public grants. Collection of tolls was scheduled to run for 15 years, but by June 1999 the road was paid off and the toll removed. The road is preserved as a cultural heritage site and is classified as a National Tourist Route. It is a popular site to film automotive commercials, has been declared the world's best road trip, and been awarded the title as “Norwegian Construction of the Century”. In 2009, the Atlantic Ocean Tunnel opened from Averøy to Kristiansund; combined, they have become a second fixed link between Kristiansund and Molde.
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Ivar 6 years, 12 months ago

I love that bridge!!!

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Christa 7 years ago

I have seen already some pictures about this amazing street and bridge, but yours are as good as the profi ones.

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Vizcaino Perez 7 years ago

Amazing route! First one is spectacular!

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David Swatton 7 years ago

Cool road - I especially like the idea of the ski jump straight into the sea for those who take a wrong turn....

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Rachel Mvm 7 years ago

wow, that bridge is intense!!! beautiful!

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Jacki 7 years ago

What an awesome road/ bridge! Great set, sounds like a fun day!

7 years ago Edited

Wow! Great set!!!

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Josy 7 years ago

Lizette this place is extraordinary! This road looks like roller coasters and I feel dizzy! A dizzy makes of spectacular and grand beauty!!!

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Lennart Andersson 7 years ago

Vilken grymt frän natur ni har i Norge.
Fin uppsättning av bilder.

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Olivia 7 years ago

You've got be kidding me! ; o I think it is one of the most wonderful things I've seen here on photoblog... I wish I could drive on such a way... : )

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Mike 7 years ago

Nice set i love road trips

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Astrid 7 years ago

Thats fun and great set. Thanx for sharing.

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Francesc 7 years ago

Wonderful perspectives!!!

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Marina 7 years ago

Must been lovly trip,, great set !! love #1 #2

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Patricia Gonzales 7 years ago

Love the road shots! WOW~
Especially 2 and 3! Looks like you had a great day!

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Marilyn Grimble 7 years ago

Wow ... how long did it take to find the right places to photograph from ... wonderful perspectives.

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Nynke 7 years ago

These are awesome!! Awesome awesome awesome! :)
That first shot Lizette, so incredibly beautiful. And I have to be honest, I'm not particularly fond of roads, but this is, well,,, awesome :)) I'm very happy you had such a wonderful day!

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Gian Luigi 7 years ago

AWESOME Formidabile,what I'd like to go along with my bike!

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Antonio Gil 7 years ago

That bridge it's a world celebrity and you've captured it so nicely.

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Giancarlo Fosci 7 years ago

very nice set!! :)

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Asiamack 7 years ago

Amazing... it's a sight to behold.,, so beautiful
Many thanks for the nice narration too. #1, 2 and 3 in my favs.

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Moira 7 years ago

The angle of the 5th and 6th looks like it is a diving platform for cars into the sea.
TFS this beautiful set.

7 years ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 7 years ago

Such great curves and winding road so pleased you had a great time great captures of your day ;-)

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