Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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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 ...

We hiked 10 miles, Bergen, Norway travel blog

We hiked 10 miles

A travel blog entry by karen.singer

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... The hike took about 5 hours and was very rocky and muddy. They had a wonderful time and loved the experience! The view of Bergen from the mountains was absolutly beautiful! Mary had some trouble with the mud but managed not to fall on the rocks! The hike ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trondheim to Bergen, Trondheim - Bergen, Norway travel blog

Trondheim to Bergen

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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Up early as today we return to the Hurtigruten to sail along the coast to Bergen. Instead of our allocated cabin on level 2 (one above the car deck) we were given a cabin on level 6 which has a window instead of two little port holes but is actually a ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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We spent the morning and some of the afternoon travelling to Bergen, again mainly sitting looking at the scenery. Even though we disembarked at 14:30 we had to vacate our cabin by 10:00.  So we set up near a power point on level 7, the observation ...

Norway in a Nutshell and Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway in a Nutshell and Bergen

A travel blog entry by anadiez

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... to turn your head towards, every view point is impressive and majestic. You arrive in Norway’s second biggest city and a UNESCO’s heritage site: Bergen. Bergen is a beautiful city with Medieval cobble stone streets, a gorgeous harbor and ...

Beautiful Norwedgian Fjords -World Heritage listed, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful Norwedgian Fjords -World Heritage listed

A travel blog entry by davidcarder

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... Gudvangen. Crazy scenery and crazy houses perched right on the edge of the mountain. We then caught the train from Voss to Bergen. Tom's poem - Catching a train through the heavy snow with mountains up high and houses below. A black and white photo in ...

Bergen - well worth the visit, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - well worth the visit

A travel blog entry by davidcarder

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Bergen is small picturesque fishing town surrounded by mountains, cobbled streets and hundreds of well preserved timber cottages. We tried lots of weird and wonderful fish at the historic fish market. The boys stuck with fried fish and chips although it ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by ingridt

Heim ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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... no rain. The day turned out to be sunny and warm when in sheltered areas. Today we walked to the Bergenhus Festning (Bergen Castle) area where we visited the Rosenkrantz Tower, Haakon's Hall and the Fortress Museum. The Tower was especially well laid ...

Testing testing one two, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Testing testing one two

A travel blog entry by ingridt

Jepp, snart klar for ferie. Ut i den store verden igjen. Tenkte jeg skulle prøve meg på en blogg denne gangen. Så får vi se hvordan det går. Det ble ikke Australia i år heller, men Kambodsja er jo spennende det også. Mye dramatisk og trist ...

Reflections of an Ancient Nordic Capital, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Reflections of an Ancient Nordic Capital

A travel blog entry by globetrekker

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... club called the Hanseatic League, an alliance of trading guilds, including Stockholm (Sweden), Hamburg (Germany), Lübeck (Germany), Bergen (Norway), Riga (Latvia), and Gdansk (Poland), that monopolized Northern Europe's commerce from the 13th to the 17th ...

Homesick v2.0, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Homesick v2.0

A travel blog entry by oneyearaway

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... there.  Tears, frustration, need for lots of mommy time. We gave the kids the choice of where to eat, and being in Norway, home of the world's freshest fish, as well as great cheeses and terrific beer, they chose Italian.  (We are definitely ...

7.fjell - 35 km - 2500 høydemeter på en dag, Bergen, Norway travel blog

7.fjell - 35 km - 2500 høydemeter på en dag

A travel blog entry by underveis

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Endelig kom dagen vi ventet på. 7.fjellsturen i Bergen er kanskje en av de hardeste dagsturene i verden? 35 km i svært kuppert terreng på dårlige stier - vått, gjørmete og fuktig store deler av løypen. Nesten 2500 meter høydeforskjell er tungt ...

Bergen to Oslo, Bergen - Oslo, Norway travel blog

Bergen to Oslo

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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... minutes so we could admire an amazingly strong waterfall; and get quite wet with the spray! We waited on the Myrdal platform until the Bergen to Oslo train stopped for 2 minutes to let a lot of people on.  We had positioned ourselves near to where we ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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... us outside, past the statue of Snorre Sturlason (who we had learned in Iceland had spent time in the King’s court in Norway and had documented their "history" before returning to Iceland where he was killed by orders of the King of Norway.  ...

Pining for the fjords, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Pining for the fjords

A travel blog entry by oneyearaway

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(Jim) We are here in Bergen, Norway, where it is cold and rainy.   Based on Friday's wholly atypical temperature of 70 degrees, we are all dressed in shorts except for me.  During our morning walkies around the city, the kids complained ...

The Norwegian West Coast., Bergen, Norway travel blog

The Norwegian West Coast.

A travel blog entry by traylertravels

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... !) * Hakon's Hall (a royal building from the 13th Century) * Rosencrantz Tower (an old royal residence and fortified tower) * Old Bergen Museum (like Pioneer Village again, but this time got a guided tour!) * Bergen Maritime Museum (models of ships and ...

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 ...

Beautiful train ride to Bergen and notes on Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful train ride to Bergen and notes on Norway

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... actually that isn't entirely correct since this whole country is incredibly beautiful, but the train ride is highly recommended. Bergen is also an awesome town. Norway has very much a New England look to it which is pretty cool because its like a hip ...

Bergen - The Gateway to the Norwegian Fjords, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen - The Gateway to the Norwegian Fjords

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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After an afternoon sailing from Copenhagen and a very enjoyable first day at sea, we arrived in Bergen, Norway's second largest city with a population of about a quarter of a million. Established in 1070 it has now welcomed visitors for more than 900 ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by solive

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... la deuxième plus grande ville de Norvège, sous la pluie, comme il se doit, pour la cité la plus arrosée d'Europe. Bergen est construite au bord d'un fjord, entouré de montagnes pas trop écrasantes. C'est un port commercial important, et l'on voit ...

From Bergen to London for part one of the journey, Bergen, Norway travel blog

From Bergen to London for part one of the journey

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

Off we go, travelling from Bergen to ...

Bergen Beckons By-Gone Years, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen Beckons By-Gone Years

A travel blog entry by ehjelter

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... itself to the world as a vibrant and confident city. It was the capital of the medieval kingdom of Norway until the 14th century. Bergen became a major commercial centre for Hanseatic merchants until the 18th century. The 'old' harbour, Bryggen, is a ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by newtoa

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... care of laundry and other household chores during yesterday's day at sea. Today we disembarked in beautiful (hot/humid) Bergen, the second largest town in Norway. There is a Tall Ship Race and huge outdoor market going on this weekend, so the city is ...

To climb a mountain, Bergen, Norway travel blog

To climb a mountain

A travel blog entry by pagelsineurope

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... at 8:30ish back at Bryggen.   Dinner was at Egon just down the road from our hotel, and it was delicious. Nothing in Bergen (or Norway for that matter) is cheap - it’s all incredibly expensive. You want to got out and have a couple of beers and ...

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