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Where the Lotefos and the Skarsfos meet - a marvellous bit of scenery, Hardanger, Norway circa 1906 | by Aussie~mobs
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Where the Lotefos and the Skarsfos meet - a marvellous bit of scenery, Hardanger, Norway circa 1906

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Following the highway from Odde, going south, one passes the place where the Lotefos and Skarsfos meet. These mighty cataracts come thundering from the mountains above, meeting by the road as shown in our picture. In the spray from the surging masses of water a perfect rainbow may be seen when the sunlight falls upon the spray from the proper angle. If the traveller stands near the cataract the spray falls as a heavy rain-shower upon him.

A path leads up to a pretty little inn near and cataracts, so near, indeed, that it is wet with their spray. In less than half an hour one may ascend the heights above whence there is a sublime view of the falls. The river, which runs into these cataracts, comes from the Reinsnas Lake and is fed by the glaciers. The large number of tourists, who come in vehicles from Odde, stop as a rule here. The road has, therefore, been made considerably wider at this place.

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Taken circa 1908