Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Friends Reunited, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Friends Reunited

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... , accompanied by Rosemary & Elaine. A very memorable trip. After a relaxed lunch we decided to have a culture fix and went to Bergen Kuntsmuseum ( art museum). Now as I forgot my camera and we decided that it was worth a re-visit and fortuitously, the ...

A taste of summer, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A taste of summer

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... in ISIS controlled areas today. Turning back to then, resistance movements of all shapes and sizes cropped up throughout Norway but Bergen was a hotbed, largely because of Bergen’s relative proximity to the UK, where the 'Shetland Bus’ ...

At the Summit, Bergen, Norway travel blog

At the Summit

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... down the mountain and thence back to the harbour. We’d decided to spend the money and 'do’ the highly recommended ‘Norway in a nutshell’ trip, at 1220 NOK each it’s an expensive day out but should be worth it and the young ...

A summer's day, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A summer's day

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

... of Bergen from a bookstore. Back on the boat for lunch and Helen & Dave were enthusiastic about their morning, spent exploring Bergen and visiting the Hanseatic Museum. That afternoon they were planning to take the cable car to the top of a nearby ...

Norway in a Nutshell, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... is a URL: http://www.visitnorway.com/en/getting-here-and-around/tour-operators-and-travel-providers/fjord-tours---popular-round-trips/norway-in-a-nutshell-/ We'd opted for a civilized start to the day and were in Bergen station in plenty of time to catch ...

Wet, wet, wet, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Wet, wet, wet

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

Well it was as predicted. It bucketed with rain the whole day, periodically interspersed with short intervals of relative dryness. In other words, not a lot to report, we read and did a bit of tidying and that's about it. By the evening it had eased off ...

Back to base, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Back to base

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... in yet another new fjord, called Herdlefjorden which starts at the northern end at Hjeltefjorden and the southern end empties into the Bergen fjord, Byfjorden. At its northern end, the scenery is relatively wild and grand but as one approaches Bergen, the ...

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 ...

Norway all the way, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway all the way

A travel blog entry by goforfun

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... least 4 months a year outside.  Not allowed to keep them in barns all year round.  On Sunday, we docked in Bergen, Norway.  It is a beautiful city surrounded by forested mountains and has a very modern feel.  We took an excursion ...

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 ...

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