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Old April 5th 04, 03:10 PM
Tim Dudley
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Default Big group of Norwegians need help on Birkie 2005 travel

Hei, Lars - for information surrounding your visit to the Keskinada Loppet,
you should contact the Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa. Their email is

They also have good connections with the Keski loppet organizers, so will
likely be able to help you.

Good luck and best regards -

Tim Dudley

on 31/3/04 13:37, Lars wrote:

Hi again,
looks like we're a group of fourty from west Norway that will arrive
MN airport next year and to the Birkie. A bigger group is also coming
from east of Norway.

It would be nice if someone could help me with a list of questions
that I have.
Post here og mail me at address lars_vagle at

1. as a group of 40 we would like to charter a bus from thursday to
what agency would you recommend?

2. NWT offers Airport Shuttle transportation to and from Minneapolis
Airport seven days a week. Special charters are available for
How is this shuttle service?
Is Hayward so small we can walk from any lodging to training tracks
and finnish line?

3. Are there shuttle busses from Hayward to Cable the morning of the
who arrange these?

4. How long does it take to drive from Hayward to Cable in the

5. when staying in Hayward, as I've been recommended to do, where
we stay in Hayward?
Is it all a walk from one side to the other, or should we ask for
downtown og near ski tracks?

6. What lodging would you recommend? highest priorities are close to
tracks and finnish line.
Clean double room with private shower. Hotel room size is enough.
ca 75USD per room per night.
I found these links on

We will first do the Keski race so I should prepare a similar
questionlist for that...

Thanks for any help.

mvh Lars Vagle.