Timing and Logistics: The trip (15th-23rd August) will be post-meeting, to avoid interference with Norwegian public summer holiday. The field excursion will start Friday at 10 AM on August 15 with bus from the centre of Bergen. Participants may A) Fly Oslo-Bergen, Thursday14th in the evening; alternatively; B) Take the overnight train from Oslo to Bergen 14 to 15th or C) a very early flight from Oslo in the morning of the 15th. The trip will end in Selje (23rd August), where participants may take the coast-express-boat either to Florø (2.5 hours) and fly to Oslo, or to Bergen (6 hours) to fly out from Bergen airport or to Oslo by air, train or bus.
Maximum walking distances are 2-3 km of mostly easy walking, maximum vertical climb ca 150 m
Accommodation, Transport and Meals: Accommodation will be in hotels as indicated below . Cheap accommodation is normally not available in the small communities where we will stop, and it is therefore not possible to obtain a much lower price for the fieldtrip.
Transport: It is presently planned that the trip be run with a bus w/driver, seating max 35 persons.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner comes with overnight accommodation. It is usual for lunch materials to be made available at breakfast, and for participants to prepare their own lunches. The price includes evening meals usually in the hotels.
Number of participants: minimum 15, maximum 30.
Guide-book: A guide-book will be in standard Congress format. It will be available with all others on a CD and printed in the necessary number for the actual excursion.
Excursion Fee will cover:
Bus w/driver + ferries
Expenses - per person
Travel to Bergen and from Selje comes extra.