Explore Haereid in Norway
Haereid in the region of Hordaland is a town in Norway - some 131 mi or ( 212 km ) West of Oslo , the country's capital city .
Current time in Haereid is now 09:22 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Aalborg, Tveit, Trondheim, Stavanger, and Mirza Rafi Sauda. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Aalborg . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Haereid ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Norseman 2011 - The Going Got Tough
www.nxtri.com - Norseman Xtreme Triatlon 2011 was as tough as they get. Enjoy this journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway, following some of the toughest athletes in the world ..
Norseman Xtreme Triathlon Track-Profile
Norseman Xtreme Triathlon Track-Profile Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2008 ..
Sea kayaking on the Hardangerfjord in Norway
Watch this video about sea kayaking on the Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway. ..
Nordeuropa 1, Einlaufen in den Eidfjord, der AIDA Ausflug " Flamsbahn, Bergenbahn & Wasserfälle ". ..
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The Norseman xtreme triathlon is a non-Ironman branded triathlon, point to point, race held in Norway annually. The distances are equivalent to those of an Ironman race with the swim starting from the loading bay of a car ferry, through the water of the Hardangerfjord fjord to the local town, Eidfjord. At Eidfjord the competitors transition onto their bikes and then cycle 180 km through the mountains, the first 40 km of which is uphill (reaching 1200 m above sea level).
Located at 60.47 7.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Eidfjordvatnet is a moraine-dammed lake in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway.
Located at 60.44 7.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Sima Hydroelectric Power Station
The Sima Power Station is a hydroelectric power station located in the municipality Eidfjord in Hordaland, Norway. The facility Lang-Sima operates at an installed capacity of 500 MW, and has an average annual production of 1,212 GWh. The facility Sy-Sima has an installed capacity of 620 MW, and an average annual production of 1,640 GWh. Operator is Statkraft.
Located at 60.50 7.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Måbødalen is a narrow valley in the municipality of Eidfjord, in Hordaland, Norway. The valley begins at Upper Eidfjord and ends in Sysendalen, the western Hardangervidda. The valley contains one of the most notable waterfalls in the country, Vøringfossen, reachable via Highway 7. Consisting of three tunnels and three bridges, it is characterized by Hairpin turns. It is widely used by pedestrians and cyclists.
Located at 60.42 7.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Måbødalen bus accident
The Måbødalen bus accident was a bus crash on 15 August 1988 during the descent from Hardangervidda on its way to Bergen, Norway. The bus collided with the concrete arch at the exit of the Måbø tunnel on Norwegian national road 7. Of the 34 passengers aboard, 15 were killed. In addition, the bus driver died from his injuries 12 days after the crash. The bus was a Volvo B58 built in 1977 and owned by the Swedish company "All the Way".
Located at 60.42 7.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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