Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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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 ...

Bus to Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bus to Bergen

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm

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Worked out how to catch the bus and light railway into Bergen for the day. Whilst waiting for bus realised no battery left in camera so Bruce ran back to tent and made it back with only a minute to spare. The way the bus tickets work is that you have to ...

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 ...

Bergen, Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj

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... take your picture for your key card.  Hmmm….  Those pics would be something else!     We loved seeing Bergen, Norway.  It is beautiful with a quaint old-town look and feel with buildings dating back over 400 years. ...

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 ...

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. A ...

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 ...

A lively town, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A lively town

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... ) whom I think are from Romania begging on the streets, there is no evidence whatsoever of poverty in this affluent country. As Bergen is Norway's second city and a maritime one at that, there was a great deal of marine traffic about and we were passed by ...

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 ...

Beautiful Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful Bergen

A travel blog entry by melita.routh

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... ever been on - from Oslo to Bergen. A 7 hour journey up through the Norwegian alpine region and then back down again to Bergen. Such a contrast in landscapes along the way. Also a challenge to my photography skills as each time I tried to take a photo it ...

A bit of culture, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A bit of culture

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... their efforts and other additions, the museum boasts a large collection of fine works, centred around the talents of Norway’s artists, including Johan Christian Dahl, Adolph Tidemand, Christian Krohg, Nikolai Astrup and perhaps Norway’s most ...

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 ...

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