Friday, 30 January 2015

Geirangerfjord, in Norway

You know, there’re two most popular waterfalls in the Geirangerfjord, which’re Seven Sisters and the Suitor. Most of the inhabitants are engaged with tourism and the area populations are around 240 in Geiranger. The area is widespread tourist spot, and more than 700,000 visitors pay the visit every year. The surrounded village is cover by steep mountains on either side of the fjord that made one of great tourist destination. 

In Geiranger a comfortable sightseeing boat takes you a fjord cruise in one and half hour, bringing you close to the cascading waterfalls, tall mountains, and abandoned mountain farms. Moreover the fjord has several stunning waterfalls, but most prominent waterfall is Geirangerfjord are De Syv Søstre(the seven sisters) and Friaren (the suitor or 'the Wooer'). But make sure, two beautiful waterfalls facing each other across the fjord, and the suitor is opposite to seven sisters. However; Seven Sisters are famous as Knivsflåfossen is the 39th tallest waterfall in Norway. The impressive waterfall consists of seven separate streams, and it is situated along the Geirangerfjord in the municipality of Stranda in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Geirangerfjord is recognized as the real jewel of the Norwegian fjords, with its characteristic “S” shape, high waterfalls and uninhibited mountain farms, the fjord landscape unspoiled and beautiful nature and cultural experiences the whole year round.

The waterfall is located just south of the historic Knivsflå farm, across the fjord from the old Skageflå farm. The falls are about 6.5 kilometers west of the village of Geiranger. However the tallest of the seven has a free fall that measures 820 feet. Although the legend of the seven sisters is that they dance playfully down the mountain, while a single waterfall opposite the seven sisters very much famous as the Courter, or Suitor, a male onlooker flirts playfully from across the fjord. 

It is a enchanted landscape with its imposing, snow-covered mountain tops, wild and lovely waterfalls, lush green vegetation and the deep, blue fjord,. In Norwegian, 'The Suitor' is Friaren" awesome side view of this famous, foaming waterfall, as plunges into the fjord from the piercing peaks, of the steepest and most outrageous mountains on the whole west coast, wetting the pictorial small tour boat at the fall base. The magnificent view of the fjord, actually a UNESCO's World Heritage site, that hosts a few very inspiring waterfalls, will be forever burned into your memory.

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