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Travel words and places in Haugalandet 
(c) Haugalandet.net  (updated January 22, 2010)

Aksdal

Center of Tysvær, road crossing, E134 - E39 / bus stop (10km)

Arsvågen Ferry place on Bokn (45km - Haugesund side on the way to / from Stavanger)

Avaldsnes

Historic place on Karmøy east, 6 km s of H.

Bakarøynå

= Hasseløy: Island in central Haugesund . Bridge

Billett Ticket
Billettkontor Ticket office
Bjoa Ferry place in Ølen community  (35km)
Bokn Rogaland islands / community south of Haugesund / Tysvær - main road south passes, with ferryplace to / from Stavanger (45km).
Boknafjord Open ocean / fjord area between The Haugesund and the Stavanger regions (Between Karmøy / Bokn and Randaberg / Rennesøy)
Bomstasjon Where you stop and pay road toll (Føyno and Åkrafjord)
Bleivik Northern Haugesund, Hagland road (8km)
Braathens (SAS) Former Norw. airline company, now  merged with SAS

Bro

Bridge

Burmaveien

War made narrow road crossing southern Karmøy (35km)

Byheiene

Nature park / recreation area in Haugesund (3km)

Bømlo Hordaland island / community north-west of Haugalandet
Båt Boat
Coast Air Former Local Airline company
E134 Main road / highway Haugesund - Oslo
Etne Hordaland community n-east of Ølen (60km)
Ferie Vacation / Holiday
Ferje Car Ferry
Flaggruten Catamaran passenger ferry Stavanger-Bokn-Kopervik-Haugesund-Bømlo-Stord-Bergen

Feøy / Føynå

Island just west of Karmøy / Haugesund

Føynå

Island midst the Trekantsamband (road toll place - junction bridges / tunnel) or: see Feøy

Fra From

Fly

Airplane

Flyselskap

Airline company

Fredag Friday

Gate / vei

Street / road

Garpeskjærskaien

International quay on Risøy in Haugesund (1km)

Halhjem Ferry place on the Bergen side (ferry from Stord)

Haraldshaugen

Norwegian national monument erected 1872 ( 3km)

Haraldsvang

Nature park, recreation area, cafe, bathing (2,5km)

Haraldsgaten

Main central street in Haugesund

Hardanger

Region north east of Haugalandet (120km)

Haugalandet North Rogaland west region + Sveio, Ølen and Etne in Hordaland
Haugesund Main city in north Rogaland / Haugalandet

Helganes

Haugesund airport on north western Karmøy (12 km)

Holme

Norw. for small island

Hordaland County north of Rogaland. Parts of Haugalandet belongs to H. (12km)

HSD

Bus-Ferry-express boat company

HSH

Høgskolen Stord-Haugesund (district university)

Hurtigbåt Mainly fast catamaran passenger ferries
Indre kai Inner quay in Haugesund (eastern side of Smedasundet)
Isvik Central place in Skjold (E134), app 25 km east of Haugesund

Jul

Christmas

Karmsund Sound / strait between Karmøy and Haugesund / Bokn
Karmøy Island and mainland community, highest population in our region

Kopervik

Small town on mid-east Karmøy, by the strait Karmsund (16km)

Kvalsvik

Bay / bathing place north of c Haugesund (3-4km)

Kvinnherad

Region / Community north of central Haugalandet (55 or 80km+ferry)

Kyst

Coast

Kystbussen

Express bus between Stavanger - Haugesund - Bergen

Kolumbus Main County bus company - local buses) Haugesund region)
Lørdag Saturday
Mandag Monday
Mekjarvik Ferryplace in Randaberg on the Stavanger side (Skudeneshavn route)
Mortavika Ferry place on Rennesøy (Stavanger side)
Nordvegen or: Norvegen:  Viking age name of the Strait Karmsund. History center on Avaldsnes ( openend 2005)
NSB Norwegian National railways (Bus service on Karmøy)
Odda Hordaland community n-east of Etne (120km)
Onsdag Wednesday

Påske

Easter time

Rehaugane

Historic burial places near / west of Avaldsnes (6km)

Reise Travel

Reisebyrå

Travel agency

Resq Resque / Safety training center in Bleivik, Haugesund (havarivern)

Risøy

Island, part of Haugesund, bridge

Rogaland Our county (incl Haugesund / Karmøy / Stavanger )

Rundkjøring

Roundabout - road crossing

Rute Route, Run, Travel service
Rutetid Time table

Ryfylke

Region south east of / partly merged with Haugalandet

Ryvarden

Lighthouse / cultural center in Sveio (20km)

Røvær Island west of and part of Haugesund, frequent express boats
Sandeid Small fjord town, 50 km east of Haugesund (Ryfylke)
Sandviksvåg Ferry place on Stord ( 80km - ferry to Halhjem on the Bergen side)
SAS-Braathens Norw . part of SAS (Scandinavian airline systems)
Sauda Rogaland community / industry town east of Vindafjord (120km)
Smedasund Sound in central Haugesund

Skjær

Sea rock, lots of them outside Haugesund and Karmøy

Skjærsholmane Ferryplace on Stord south (55km - ferry  to Sunde / Kvinnherad)

Skudeneshavn

Pictoresque white wodden town all south on Karmøy (45km)

Skånevik Small fjord town 80 km east of H (Etne comm. )

Slettå

Ocean area north west of Haugesund (3km)

Sokn Former Road Toll place on the way to Stavanger (60 km + ferry - on Rennesøy). No Road toll from August 2006 on....
Stavanger Town south of Haugalandet, main city of Rogaland (80km+ ferry).

Steinsfjellet

View point - access to Kringsjå / Byheiene - car park - paths

Stord Island north of Sveio / Haugalandet. (55km)

Sunnhordland

Region north of / partly merged with Haugalandet

Sveio Hordaland community north of Haugesund (12-45km)
Søndag Sunday
Takster Fares
Til To (destination)
Tirsdag Tuesday
Tog Train / Railway
Torsdag Thursday
Trekantsambandet New Sveio-Stord-Bømlo sub sea tunnel and bridge connection instead of car ferries. See: Føynå (45km)

Tunnell

Many tunnels, both sub sea and short and very long highway tunnels

Tysvær Rogaland community east of Haugesund
Utsira Island community west of Karmøy / Haugesund
Valevåg Former ferry place in Sveio (Haugesund side - now we have tunnel)

Vardafjell

View point in Haugesund - dumpy, narrow road

Vei / Gate

Road / Street

Veikryss

Road junction

Veimeldingstjenesten Road information service
Vikedal Small fjord town 60 km east of Haugesund (Ryfylke)
Vikebygd Countryside place between Isvik and Bjoa (35km)
Vindafjord Rogaland community east of Tysvær

Visnes

Former mining "town" nw Karmøy 10 km from H (Statue of Liberty)

Ølen Rogaland fjord town 45 km n-east of H (Vindafjord comm)

Øy

Norw for Island( small island called holme )

Åkrehamn

or Åkra - town on mid western Karmøy (25 km from H)

Åkra

Mid west Karmøy or place north side of Akrå fjord

Åkrafjord Sceninc fjord / Toll road in Etne community

Åkrasanden

Spectacular sandy beached in Åkra, Karmøy w

 

Days in norwegian - english

Søndag

Sunday

Mandag

Monday

Tirsdag

Tuesday

Onsdag

Wednesday

Torsdag

Thursday

Fredag

Friday

Lørdag

Saturday

Seasons

Vinter

Winter

Vår

Spring

Sommer

Summer

Høst

Fall / Autumn

Distances in km are from central Haugesund (approximat)
Places and words are updated jan 22, 2010

 

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