Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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Norway at last, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway at last

A travel blog entry by meldog13

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... in Alaska or something. There has not been a culture shock as I experienced on my first voyage. So far Iceland and Norway are just extensions of the States. It seems that everybody learns English by watching television, they don't dub over the English ...

Boat to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Boat to Bergen

A travel blog entry by clurross

... the neck isn't too easy when a 20 kilo weight is pulling your shoulders back! In the evening we wandered around Bergen admiring the clean streets (unlike Leith) and prettily coloured wooden houses.  We took the funicular railway to Mt Elyon and ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by ggtort

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... Desde mi punto de vista, el mejor lugar de Bergen lo encontramos al subir en el funicular. Nos encontramos con una panorámica de Bergen espectacular, y con unos senderos entre los bosques que nos llevan de lagos en lagos. Sólo dos pegas: - Es de las ...

Here we are departure date, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Here we are departure date

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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Everything is running as planned, after a short trip in plane, I m in my first day of my world trip!! First stop: Bergen in Norway 60'23,474N 005'19,596E at 1296km of Home Finaly I m arrived in Bergen, I have to say that when I left Paris ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by dean2650

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... what rack off means. We headed up to Mount Floyen this morning on the funicular which is a cable bus. The views of Bergen were spectacular but a little bit obstructed by the fog and low cloud. We walked down the mountain and it was thoroughly enjoyable. ...

Norway in a Nutshell, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by tyga

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Woke up at 6.45am and had breakfast at the hotel. Walked across to train station to begin our Norway in a Nutshell tour with a train trip from Bergen to Voss on the 8.40am train. Train was crowded with kids going skiing. Arrived in Voss and switched to a ...

whereever I lay my hat that's Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

whereever I lay my hat that's Norway

A travel blog entry by brian-chalk

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My son was very patient modelling some colourful Norwegain Hats until the zillionth time and boredom rapidly set in! He is now hoping that offers of eccentric modelling events will roll in. Dream On my ...

Telavag, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Telavag

A travel blog entry by febailey

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... returned to their home. Today, the North Seas Maritime Museum tell the story of the village and it's people. Before returning to Bergen stopped in small village of Glesvaer for cold pancakes with sour cream and jam. This seems to be a popular snack in ...

And we're back home in time for Christmas..., Oslo/Skien/Bergen, Norway travel blog

And we're back home in time for Christmas...

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

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...and we're back where we started almost two years ago. We came to Norway on December 20th, and visited Anne's brother and his family, staying with them for a couple of days. After this we travelled to our respective home towns to celebrate Christmas and ...

Flam, Gudvangen, Voss & Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Flam, Gudvangen, Voss & Bergen

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan

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... ship - enormous and out of place. Flam is on the innermost corner of the Aurlandfjord, which is an arm of the mighty Sognefjord, Norway's longest (204 km) and deepest (1308 m) fjord.  A few minutes walk from the station and we were on the "Fjord 1 ...

Bergen ( 2nd largest city in Norway), Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen ( 2nd largest city in Norway)

A travel blog entry by brian-chalk

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... furnicular that takes you up nearby moutain for spectacular views across city. A number of the passengers took the well advertised Norway in a nutshell tour but were dissapointed as the train was crowded and if you were sitting facing backwards then not ...

Conhecendo Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Conhecendo Bergen

A travel blog entry by henriquefontes

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... peixe macaco também mostrou a sua cara feia. Ah! Pela primeira vez vi um bacalhau vivo e nadando. É um peixe muito simpático! Bergen tem uma série de museus que contam a história da cidade e mostram muita arte. Visitamos alguns deles, começando ...

Bergen und Tamron, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen und Tamron

A travel blog entry by different9

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... um ein paar Dimensionen größer. Es ist einfach wunderschön hier herum zu kurven. Es geht durch super ausgebaute Bundesstraßen zwischen Bergen und Seen entlang, ohne jedoch einen Pass bemühen zu müssen. Auf der Strecke von gut 160 Kilometer zur Stadt ...

Frisk regn..Bergen! :), Bergen, Norway travel blog

Frisk regn..Bergen! :)

A travel blog entry by tsovik

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Landet på flesland med forsinket fly fra London. Det passet egentlig utmerket pga en litt for lang shopping tur i Regent street. London er BILLIG for tiden! Flyturen fra Ecuador gikk mye raskere en fryktet da LAN Airline vartet opp med 3 ledige ...

First touchdown in a Scandinavian country..., Bergen, Norway travel blog

First touchdown in a Scandinavian country...

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... the plane... Phew!! The flight over took about 2 hours and we were rewarded with a beautiful view of the coast of Norway upon our landing at Bergen. The whole country seems to be based on so much rock it's unbelievable... All the islands - ROCK!!! We ...

Flight to Oslo and Train To Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Flight to Oslo and Train To Bergen

A travel blog entry by jel2862

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... . At times it can be deafening.   Well, Julia had her first real Danish and it was very good.   12-May: Norway: Oslo to Bergen   We arrived in Oslo airport just in time to take the next local train to the city. We wanted to get ...

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 ...

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 ...

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