The Messina Family

The Messina Family
Barcelona 2010

Saturday, July 12, 2008


The views from up here are phenomenal!

Even the invincible Mayra has to take a rest at the top after her lunch!

Craig and Mayra overlooking Pulpit Rock

Mayra's playing "Queen of the Mountain"

Craig heading down the mountain...

Mayra hiking up to Pulpit Rock

The view of Lysefjord

Craig out on Pulpit Rock with a few other tourists

Pulpit Rock from above

Craig out on the edge....
Because Mayra and Craig had only one day left here in Sola together, they decided to do the other big hike on Thursday: Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock). This hike isn't as steep in places as Kjerag, but it is a lot longer. The average time to hike up there is about 2.5 hours. I dropped the two of them off to catch a ferry from Stavanger Sentrum to Tau and then they caught a bus to the base of Preikestolen and then hiked up. They were pretty tired when they got back. They both said their legs were like rubber....two big hikes back-to-back like that. Wow. The next day they both get to get stiff by sitting on airplanes for 10+ hours. :o) But, I can say that they did "do it all" in this region of Norway in the time they were here!

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