Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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ANCHORS AWEIGH, Bergen, Norway travel blog

ANCHORS AWEIGH

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

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... . The shop charges us 590NOK-that's about $90 U.S. I am shocked (my hair doesn't look that good) but Bob doesn't flinch. Norway is an expensive place to visit and he has become inured to the astronomical prices. We make our fourth trip to the Fish ...

Day 17 - Fjords, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 17 - Fjords

A travel blog entry by catherine.wu

... and buy cute little moose keychains. According to my maps, Bergen is listed as being in the "Western Fjords" region of Norway, which is a very accurate description.  Fjords are one of those natural formations that everyone has to see at least once ...

Painted houses, rain and lots of coastline, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Painted houses, rain and lots of coastline

A travel blog entry by dbrainard

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... we walked for hours discovering Bergen. It seems like every few minutes it rains for a couple minutes and then stops. Bergen is Norway's second largest city after Oslo. There's lots of room between most buildings...a lot like our sprawling suburbs. Most ...

Bergen - the best haircut in Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - the best haircut in Norway

A travel blog entry by baileyl

... to be the most scenic in the world, but today two things appeared to be against us - the shorter days and snowy weather. Bergen is a small, compact city and boasts that whilst many tourists just spend a few hours here, the many attractions make it a ...

Expensive!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Expensive!

A travel blog entry by baileyl

The one thing that is most notable about Norway is how expensive everything is. A loaf of bread in a bakery costs £5, two coffees and a slice of cake £15, one medium pizza to share £30 and a pint of beer £18! Despite its expense, ...

Norway & Sweden, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway & Sweden

A travel blog entry by ewtodd

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... hotel. Checked out and started our trek to Oslo. It is overcast and only 11 degreesC - jacket weather. Since our arrival in Norway we have travelled through a series of tunnels, some short and some long. Today was the longest at 24 kms. long. Even ...

Bergen, Bergen, Kingdom of Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by lukebillinge

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Arriving in Bergen, Junes grandma greeted us with champagne and strawberries, winning. We settled in for the evening and that was that. Wednesday was a rainy day, which is pretty usual as it rains approximately 250 days of the year here! We went to an ...

Funicular to Mount Floyen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Funicular to Mount Floyen

A travel blog entry by rothwell8

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First full day in Bergen, Norway. First stop in the morning was the Fløibanen, a funicular railway which runs every day of the year from the city centre up Mount Floyen.  It was established in 1918 and the top station stands 320 metres above sea ...

Bergen Museums, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen Museums

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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Since each of us had different desires for the morning, I started out at the kids' science museum on my own. OMG this is a fabulous museum!!! I have been to lots of science museums and this one is possibly the best (sorry Exploratorium). In addition to ...

Scenic Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Scenic Norway

A travel blog entry by aprilrain

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13th July 2007 (Friday) 7:41pm I'm now in Bergen - Norway's second largest city - and I'm staying at Edvard Grieg Hotel. The suite is rather interesting, with a 'secret compartment separating the bedroom to the TV room. However, the view from our suite is ...

Rainy Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Rainy Bergen

A travel blog entry by vamosbien

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Men zegt dat elk kind in Bergen geboren wordt met een paraplu in zijn hand. Wel, klopt als een ...

Bergen, day2, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen, day2

A travel blog entry by t3r

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Petite visite de l'ancienne ville Bryggen. On se promène dans des allées toutes faites de ...

Day 6 - Geiranger to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 6 - Geiranger to Bergen

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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Day 6 22nd June 2011 Geiranger to Bergen Had a decent sleep, one of the first, and woke when the engines changed - we'd arrived in Bergen. Got up for breakfast for the first time which was nice then back to the room for a quick change and off the boat ...

Arrival in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Arrival in Bergen

A travel blog entry by mickels

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... to have a couple of welcoming beers. The Bar was not busy taking into account the time, but with the smoking ban reaching Norway as well, the outside balcony and veranda which overlooks the main square was in good use with people enjoying a ...

Day 2 in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 2 in Bergen

A travel blog entry by hurricane4815

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... of Bergen, Norway. The main part of the museum is located in Finnegården, one of the conserved wooden buildings on Bryggen in Bergen, Norway. The museum covers the Hanseatic period of time in Bergen. This building was put up after a fire in 1702 when ...

Day Trip to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day Trip to Bergen

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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... next one starting.  Most of the folks went white water rafting though while I opted out to take the train and check out Bergen, Norway's 2nd city. I honestly can't remember why I wanted to visit Bergen - perhaps I saw it on Rick Steves and wanted to ...

Hirtshals to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Hirtshals to Bergen

A travel blog entry by jpearson

One heck of a long ferry ride! That's what I know now hahah. Our tickets said 'sleeperettes' and we'd spent the day wondering what on earth that was. Assuming it to be a bunk of some kind, imagine our surprise when it turned out to be an airline-type ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by rerowand

... hadn't have had the premonition, Vivian wouldn't have been our guide, her crib was crushed by pipes from the explosion. Most of Bergen by the harbor was destroyed and items were found miles away, including an anchor. We then took the bus over to the ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by t_b_blanchard

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Bergan is the second largest city in Norway. Our ship had to dock at the cargo port so the city provides a free shuttle to the center of town.  This morning we took the shuttle then walked to the 'Hanseatic Museum.  The Hanseatic League was a ...

Last day in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Last day in Bergen

A travel blog entry by bvn2014

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Never let a chance go by, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Never let a chance go by

A travel blog entry by tntontour

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A bonus day Never let a chance go by! We now had an unscheduled day in Bergen, a bonus despite the cost. Our original program only allowed us a brief stroll around town, now we had a whole day that we didn't plan to waste. Firstly though, in respect for ...

Från fält till fjordar, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Från fält till fjordar

A travel blog entry by eleonorkollberg

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... , tänkte jag naivt.. Jag skippade trampolinen i onsdags för att gå hem och packa eftersom jag och Felix skulle undervisa Boogie i Bergen denna helg på Swing Brother Swing. Jag såg verkligen fram emot att få dansa och träffa Felix igen. Jag ...

Heathrow hosts Olympic trials, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Heathrow hosts Olympic trials

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

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... naturally the views are amazing. Wander all round then home for a spell. Now it seems that pre drinks are a must do, as a Bergen accompaniment I wander across to pick up some king crab, we make quick work of these tasty crustaceans. Now time to work the ...

We love Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

We love Norway

A travel blog entry by janice321

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... and John met us at the airport and we are now having a weekend at their holiday home on a small island out of Bergen in the Fjords of Norway.  It is so beautiful here and catching up with family is so nice.  Maria has gone out fishing with John ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by k6eid

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... ; We then went to the Floybanen which is the funicular that goes up to Mount Floyen and normally provides a beautiful view of Bergen. Unfortunately,. the weather was poor, lots of fog and a light drizzle. Nonetheless we ascended and were able to ...

Long time no blog!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Long time no blog!

A travel blog entry by kentishclan

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... in Norway. Been doing some mega days of driving but still enjoying the amazing sights along the way. Stopped in at Bergen, which was a fairly quiet experience.  Really enjoyed the 700yr old wooden alleyways of Bryggen, it was like stepping back ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by marcmsm

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Tag 5: Bergen bei Sonne und sehr warmen Wetter, Bergen,  Norway travel blog

Tag 5: Bergen bei Sonne und sehr warmen Wetter

A travel blog entry by stepalb

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... ich so gutes licht zum fotografieren. Das Auto steht auf einem Parkplatz, der eigentlich für Wanderer sein soll am Rand von Bergen. Nachdem ich an kam bin ich sofort in die Stadt gelaufen und ein bisschen Sightseeing gemacht. Ist eine recht ...

Day Ten - Fjord Ferry and Bergen, Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day Ten - Fjord Ferry and Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by emilyjms

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... lane way with overhanging galleries where the movie 'The Witches' was filmed. Bryggen is where the first buildings were built in Bergen and although being completely burned to the ground in 1702, it was rebuilt on the old foundations which had been there ...

Exploring Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Exploring Bergen

A travel blog entry by europatime

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... any tourist. Instead of taking a fjord cruise like we intended, we bought a day pass to all the museums in and around Bergen, which is a lot. We started our journey in a museum dedicated to local history and included a temporary exhibit on the games ...

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