Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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A night out!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A night out!

A travel blog entry by stapes

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Official recommendation from the Bergen tourist office: Don't arrive at one of the most touristy places in Norway at 6PM in the height of summer and expect to find anywhere to stay the night. However, luck came through for us again (the bad luck was ...

Welcome Festivities with a View, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Welcome Festivities with a View

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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You know a tour is off to a great start when everybody shows up to the welcome cocktail. At least all the guests are present and accounted for, even if their luggage is not. Three people had such tight connections that their luggage didn't make it with ...

The Road to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

The Road to Bergen

A travel blog entry by thelastword

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... , to the town of Bergen. I have read that it rains for 275 days of the year here. So why go? Well, Bergen is the gateway to the magnificent Norway fjords, we will take our chances. We left Hotel 33 just after 9am (it was around this time that we realised ...

Bergen & Flam, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen & Flam

A travel blog entry by lajsoper

... the expense. Having said that I'm glad we can self cater as it would be prohibitive to eat out for every meal as well. Bergen is a very picturesque little harbour City. It's easy to wonder around the whole place, & really get a sense of the place. ...

Asea from Bergen, Bergen, Norway, Norway travel blog

Asea from Bergen

A travel blog entry by ben.long.1967

... in its charm. The coast is rocky, channels narrow and deep akin to the Inside Passage of British Columbia. The homes of Bergen are freshly painted and steeply roofed and even the industrial buildings are trim and clean. I saw one piece of litter exactly ...

Our trip along Sognefjord & Naeroyfjorden, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Our trip along Sognefjord & Naeroyfjorden

A travel blog entry by carallan

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... but again missed it. We did however, in the diversion we took, manage to negotiate down the ‘Steepest’ road in Norway. We followed a tourist coach down which we were happy to do as we thought that if anything went wrong with our brakes the ...

Norway Cruise!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway Cruise!

A travel blog entry by condor08

I went on a mini cruise for my 18th birthday to Norway. It was supposed to be three days long, but one of the engines broke and it took four days! Bit of a nightmare because we run out of food ...

west Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

west Norway

A travel blog entry by simonjuliet

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A quick trip on the train got us into Norway's second largest city, Bergen.  We struggled to find cheap accommodation here so after e-mailing a couple of locals who had rooms to rent, we finally tracked down an apartment in someone's house. Was an ...

Bergen, Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by gocubs

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Goodby Bergen, hello Flam, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Goodby Bergen, hello Flam

A travel blog entry by rbobski

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... right. It's very good. Like cheddar at home but not dyed yellow. Straight from the cow. A brown one I suspect. Speaking of fresh. Bergen is a huge seaport with a fresh fish market off the docks. And they cook it for you and you eat it right there. Best ...

Empezamos la BIW, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Empezamos la BIW

A travel blog entry by rosaguiard

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Día de trabajo, inicio de la BIW (Bergen International Week), que para eso hemos venido. El registro es a partir de las 10 en el Students Centre. Por la tarde, visita guiada a la ciudad, y después subimos en el funicular Fløibanen al monte Fløyen, de ...

Verrassend Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Verrassend Bergen

A travel blog entry by mariatche

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... Briggen zijn nu allemaal winkeltjes oorspronkelijk in de 15e eeuw waren dit al handelshuizen met gedeeltelijk stenen onderkeldering. Bergen was dikwijls overvallen door piraten, het was een gewild doelwit voor overvallen, vuur en alle mogelijke ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by churchill2020

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... disgusted! A few poor leper people of Norway lived here for up to 50 years suffering from the disease and that's even with Norway being a world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of leprosy!  Was sad to see the small rooms that these people used ...

Norway in a Nutshell, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson

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... day was long, crowded, frustrating in many ways but overwhelmingly beautiful in terms of experiencing the amazing landscapes of this part of Norway. We started with a walk up the hills behind Dr Holm's Hotel, with all its history, into a lovely piece of ...

Norway!! Catch ups with my room mate from Uni days, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway!! Catch ups with my room mate from Uni days

A travel blog entry by barefoottravels

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* 14th~ 18th Checked out the island of Askoy (Linn Marie's parents place in the country.) We travelled into Bergen CBD, ate the best sushi I've ever had, at the wholesome cost of $20 per sushi roll!! Feeling very appreciative of our Australian prices. ...

The Riviera of Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

The Riviera of Norway

A travel blog entry by warrencliffe

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... this morning!   Norway is the most expensive of the three countries and apparently the most affluent.    Population of Bergen is  about the same as the N Beaches.    Bergen was the capital of Norway - now it is Oslo. ...

Hurtigrutan Northbound Bergen - Kirkeness, Bergen to Kirkenes, Norway travel blog

Hurtigrutan Northbound Bergen - Kirkeness

A travel blog entry by davidandleith

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... the lounges! Meals are buffet style We are on the ship for 12 nights, the SJR mob leave us at Trondheim the day before Bergen. Day 1 was a trip up a fjord starting at Alesunde which is famous for its Art Nouveau buildings there was major fire in 1904 so ...

Evening in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Evening in Bergen

A travel blog entry by macgolden

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Well, after 3 flights and a number of hours we landed in Bergen. What a beautiful city. The consensus is the city was much larger than any of us suspected. The hotel is at the end if the iconic row of buildings on the waterfront called the ...

Rainy Welcome to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Rainy Welcome to Bergen

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... was that it was like Nampodong Busan with the wharf area, fish market, mountain homes beside, and European shopping district. I'd seen Bergen on Korean travel shows while living in Korea       It seems a lot of places close Aug ...

Bergen Evening Walk, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen Evening Walk

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... him. It had a spectacular city view. Now it divided into three apartments     He explained the massive prices in Norway were nothing to do with import costs vs Iceland. As Norway is not part of the EU and has oil wealth, ...

Hanseatic Bryggen District, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Hanseatic Bryggen District

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... at the Trondheim Cathedral.   I then found a place with falafel for the shockingly cheap price of 30K ($6), quite low by Norway standards     Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures   ...

Passing through Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Passing through Bergen

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler

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... , this ride is rated as one of the most scenic in the world, and it is probably pretty accurate. Then you get to Bergen.  What a wonderful city nestled in along the fjord.  There are several waterfronts within the town, and the housing climbs ...

Aboard, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Aboard

A travel blog entry by norway2013

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Landed at a snow bound airport, landing on a runway that was covered with snow. It was Norways first proper snow of the winter and was a bit surprising to see that roads were slow and a lot of airports around the country were closed. From our point of ...

Day 6, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by jess.reuter

... to use spices (garlic being the best at keeping bacteria at bay).  Pretty interesting.   I also learned that in Norway one of the most popular musical instruments is the fiddle, however, when the Christians came in and started ruling ...

Day 13, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by sherpaman

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... but I had plenty of clean clothes to change into. The itinerary for the rest of the day and into tomorrow was take a train from Bergen to Oslo (7 hrs),bus from Oslo to Rygge Airport (1hr), Plane to London (2hrs), Subway to change airports in London, then ...

46 års bryllupsdag., Bergen, Norway travel blog

46 års bryllupsdag.

A travel blog entry by bumle

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... , der blev serveret en pinacolare og en whisky. Der efter gik vi op på kabinen og raflede lidt medens vi nød udsejlingen fra Bergen. Vores aftens mad blev nyt fra club Luninosa og det var alle tiders, rigtig god mad, rigtig god service, det var noget ...

To Norway!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

To Norway!

A travel blog entry by vicky.welch

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Holy crap, can't believe what scenery I've woken up to. Took off my eye mask to see clouds mountains waterfalls silver birch and alpine. Best view ever. Unbelievable. It's 5.30 am. My couch surfer host hasn't contacted me back, so I'm thinking ill leave ...

Bergen 18th-22nd, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen 18th-22nd

A travel blog entry by vicky.welch

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The last few days have been craaaazy! So I was walking around Bergen at 7 in the morning, I dropped my bag off at the train stations lockers. I walked around the fish market at the harbour and walked around a few parks, I still hadn't heard from Alex my ...

Tourist traps, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Tourist traps

A travel blog entry by thekennies

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... bought some candies while we were out and bribed them with sour whales, chocolate covered whale crackers and solid chocolate whale candies! Bergen feels a bit like Vancouver in climate ... It's lush and salty and rainy. But fresh and quirky. I'm so glad ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by bubbleos

... up our hire car to start the road trip part of our travels.  We headed straight out to the west coast of Norway to Bergen, which is fjord-land.  The drive from Oslo to Bergen was amazing.  We passed so many different landscapes, it's ...

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