Let me take you UNDER WATER!!!!!
I will start by telling you that I live in the far west of this country we call HOME :-) There are fjords everywhere.. and if you remember the scenic pictures a couple of posts down… all the “water” your saw was ocean.. saltwater.. (except for the riverpond where my kids love to go swimming during summer)
If you look at this map below… I live where it says Ørsta… and right behind the “Ø” … up in the mountain side.. overlooking the fjord.
The red ring and the really black lines.. is what I am going to tell you about…. It’s a new road..with 3 tunells going in ----) (--- coming out.. see??
Well.. the Looooongest tunell that is crossing the fjord in this map… is actually going under the sea!!
And it’s the world deepest undersea tunell at the moment!!! Here compared to the Eiffel tower..
It is really deep.. and I think it is very loooong too! But it takes us where we want to go.. like visit my hometown.. I am from an island even further west! :-)
This is a picture from the day the tunell opened… people was invited inside the tunell.. and at the VERY bottom there were speaches and a consert!
Alot of people gathered as you can see! :-)
I had to show you this picture as well.. I have no idea who that man is.. but he probably helped build the tunell.. what I want you to notice is the blue light-line behind him.. this represents the ocean line- sea-level.. so once you have passed this you are actually under water!! Isn’t that kind of amazing??
Now.. have any of you ever driven through a tunell under water before??