From Stavanger to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)
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July 12th, 2008 – by: aloneinthecrowd
The cruise to Tau is about 40 minutes. At first we headed to a supermarket to buy some fresh fruits, bread and veggies. I don't cook a 4 course menu while travelling with the camper but I need some fresh food now and here. At some point I'm sick of canned food and pasta.
Some miles south of Tau close to the village of Solbakk we saw a road sign about an ancient place. A narrow road leads you to the place where you find petroglyphs by people of the bronce age there. Since I already saw the ones in Tanumshede in Sweden a year ago I knew what I'll find. The stone carvings are highlighted with red colour otherwise you won't even recognize them on the rocks.
Around 4 p.m. we arrived at the campground on the foot of the Preikestolen. The campground is huge and mostly crowded since lots of people visit the Pulpit Rock during the summer months. We didn't make a reservation and had good luck that we've got a place for the camper. We decided not to hike the 2 hours trail to the rock that day although the days are long. The other day would be more better.
At first we pulled out our table and chairs and we prepared dinner. We didn't even finish our meal the rain poured down again. Good choice not to go up to the rock. We played cards instead in our warm and cosy camper ;)
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