Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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Trip to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Trip to Bergen

A travel blog entry by lfish2489

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... our hotel and walked around a bit. Then we went to bed. The next morning we took a double decker bus to a mountain that surrounds Bergen. Then we rode a cable car up the mountain. It was my first time on a cable car, so I was really excited. The ...

Across Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Across Norway

A travel blog entry by nmarie

... for a large community. It's nothing like the other big cities that I have visited so far. Bergen is located in one of the main harbors in Norway and is surrounded by beautiful mountains and Fjords. The train ride from Oslo to Bergen was wonderful as ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by anywherebuthere

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... came. The hail was better than the rain as it bounced of my fleece, the rain was starting to soak through. I had 3 days in Bergen and I really wanted to see some Norwegian fjords. I went to the tourist board and looked at their selection of day tours. ...

The West Coast: Heck Yes for Bergen!!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

The West Coast: Heck Yes for Bergen!!

A travel blog entry by olsencv

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... somewhere in the AD 850s, it has been a fishing and shipping center for centuries and served as the capital of Norway too. Also, the Oslo-Bergen train route was recently voted as the number one in the world, so definitely had to take advantage of this ...

Weekend in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Weekend in Bergen

A travel blog entry by klh1

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We took a weekend trip to Bergen with our friends. Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and is located north of Stavanger. It is a beautiful city with a beautiful harbour, but it is also one of the rainiest cities in Norway. I guess you ...

Western Fjords Wonderland, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Western Fjords Wonderland

A travel blog entry by angelatickle

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... on for defense, there are places for cannons all along the inside! We had lunch at a restaurant connected to the Bergen Kuntsmuseum called Bolgen & Moi. I had fantastic Trond Mois Fiskesuppe! (Fish chowder). There was shrimp, salmon, and mussels in ...

Departure express cotier, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Departure express cotier

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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I went on the fish market this morning: it was a kind of revival of my previous job... After a short visit of Bergen, I go inside the M/S Trollfjord, one of the vessel of the fleet of Hurtigruten going norht and south of Norway in the middle of the ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by samalex

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This blog has pictures only - please see the 'Norway' blog for the full ...

Bergen at last, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen at last

A travel blog entry by meldog13

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Just writing to let everybody know that there will not be an update until the ship sails tomorrow. The Internet cafes are not such a deal here. I am waiting for the Internet on the ship to be repaired. Hope all is ...

Smoked salmon & Reindeer salami in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Smoked salmon & Reindeer salami in Bergen

A travel blog entry by ambough

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Bergen was founded in 1070 by King Olav III, and the city was an important trading center during the Middle Ages. Bergen was one of the principal cities in the Hanseatic League, which promoted trade in the Baltic and North Seas. The oldest quarter of ...

Bergen - like Victoria, but with more Vikings, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - like Victoria, but with more Vikings

A travel blog entry by bradman

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... the bus for Haugesund. Just to note for those of you who are looking to be catching cheap Ryan air flights into Norway - Haugesund is NOT close to Bergen, and not particularly cheap to get to. My bad. The bus trip took about 3.5 hours, and was quite ...

Movie Day, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Movie Day

A travel blog entry by meldog13

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Nothing that exciting happened yesterday thus the missing blog entry. I went souvenir shopping. Today my roommate and I decided to go to the movies. I only had about $20.00 left in my budget for this port so going to the movies sounded like a good way ...

Norway is something else!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway is something else!

A travel blog entry by fifoota

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... is the big tourist destination in Norway, as there is easy access to a trip up the fjords and is one end of the "Norway in a Nutshell" tour which runs between Bergen and Oslo via train, bus and boat, and can be done over one long day or you can break the ...

White Out, Bergen, Norway travel blog

White Out

A travel blog entry by v1213

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Once more here is a delayed update, typed on Charles' laptop, this time coming from Bergen in Norway. Again, there is no wireless at our hotel, the "Hotel Grand Terminus", and we don't have time to find a netcafe, so we are hoping that better facilities ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by antl

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Spät aber doch in Bergen angekommen. Am Weg einmal Fjordschwimmen bitte. Morgen geht's auf die Fähre zurück nach Dänemark (Ca. 18 ...

norsca fresh, Bergen, Norway travel blog

norsca fresh

A travel blog entry by mickandlisa

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... the corrogated iron roofs. Made me a bit homesick, really. I had booked private accommodation (read - someone's house) in Bergen due to Norway's reputation as being a wee bit expensive. We were expecting to be in some dodgy cupboard without a window ...

Beautiful Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful Bergen

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... envious of all of the other people around us with laptops, as we couldn't open our new purchase until we left Norway. The train car classification system was pretty good.  There was economy, which was fairly comfortable seating and fairly ...

March 28, Bergen, Norway travel blog

March 28

A travel blog entry by ritand

... train, i started chatting again with this couple that i had seen along the way, they gave me some information for hotels in bergen as i did not have a reservation. found out they were father and daughter from Turkey! she is getting married end of may and ...

Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway

A travel blog entry by conman

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... passed out on the bus and I'm pretty sure pictures were taken of me snoring with mouth open, drool and all.   Norway is an absolutely beautiful, expensive, relaxed, peaceful, rural, scenic, outdoorsy, rainy every other twenty minutes, Xtreme sport ...

Norway!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway!

A travel blog entry by alexisatsea

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... i ate breakfast, showered... since i hadn't showered in four days, then went to bed! Now I am just hanging around Bergen, which is absolutely beautiful. I love it here. I fully plan to move here after college. There are fountains everywhere and parks ...

Land of the midnight sun, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Land of the midnight sun

A travel blog entry by oneyearaway

... English.  The Norwegian people are very friendly and kind, and many of them seem to genuinely enjoy children.  Bergen is quite scenic-- many multi-colored houses built up the side of the mountains overlooking the water.  The weather was a ...

I'm living off of bread and smoked salmon, Bergen, Norway travel blog

I'm living off of bread and smoked salmon

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... we were all kind of buzzing and had a great time. Today I did a day trip on a boat through the longest fiord in Norway, the Sognefjorden fiord. It was a beautiful boat trip. The weather worked out great (it rains 275 days out of the year on ...

Hurtigrutin Boat lines to Artic, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Hurtigrutin Boat lines to Artic

A travel blog entry by radsolv

... boat line Google it. Each day at 8PM one of their fleet departs Bergen for Kirkenes making 35 stops in six days, then returns to Bergen. I made a snap decision to start a day early on my trip. Would go as far as Harstad on the Fifth day. It is ...

Beautiful Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful Bergen

A travel blog entry by ricochet

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... Hunter Valley. To get to Bergen, we have to hopped on ferries intermittently instead of following the long fjords shorelines. We reached Bergen by noon and our centrally located hotel let us into the heart of Bergen easily. The first thing we did was ...

...and we're back home, Bergen, Norway travel blog

...and we're back home

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

It's cold. And wet. And dark. It ...

Bergen - 275 Days of Rain a Year..., Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - 275 Days of Rain a Year...

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... Leprosy. We spent the rest of the afternoon wandering around the beautiful old wooden buildings of Bryggen, to the "castle" of Bergen...the Rosenkratz Tower and Haakans Hall, both build in the 13th Century. They were actually destroyed in 1944 when a ...

Bergen - 276 Days of Rain a Year..., Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - 276 Days of Rain a Year...

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... familiar with Grieg as some of the other composers, but he is very well renowned, along with Ole Bull here in Norway and especially Bergen. Grieg's most famous piece is his Piano Concerto in A minor which he actually wrote during his time in Copenhagen. ...

Driving to Voss and Bergen - Off the Beaten Path, Voss and Bergen, Norway travel blog

Driving to Voss and Bergen - Off the Beaten Path

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... back Wednesday to check out the Extreme Sports Week and then have dinner with the Skjervheim family. We took the "scenic" drive to Bergen along the Hardaugerfjord on route 7. It was quite a pretty drive but the Sognefjord and the places we had been ...

In Odd We Trust, Bergen, Norway travel blog

In Odd We Trust

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000

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... made all the more interesting seeing he looked like he had just walked off the set of a pirate movie. Upon eventually arriving in Bergen, the country's second largest city, we waited at the bus terminal for Odd to pick us up. Odd was someone who Nick and ...

West into Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

West into Norway

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Took train from Stockholm changed in Oslo. Arrived late into Bergen. Helpful Norwegian on train let me use his cell phone to make reservation at hostel. Short walk from RR station. Rainy, plans to go north via Hurtigrutin boat. Left Sunday ...

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