Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by cuplogals

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... city and peered out at the beautiful harbor and surrounding green hills. We stayed in a very nice room with young women from Norway, South Korea, and the Netherlands (at this point, we've also stayed with people from Australia, Germany, Sweden, Istanbul, ...

Preparations, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by mseid

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Today I finally booked my ticket to Kathmandu, leaving in only 10 days! I will be flying out from Bergen via Oslo and Doha and will arrive in Kathmandu after about 15 hours. I have started to prepare myself for the trip by reading books about nepal and ...

Beautiful Bergen and Surrounds, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Beautiful Bergen and Surrounds

A travel blog entry by ourgrandtour

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... waterfall which is pretty spectacular, if crowded. We returned to Eidfjord to finish our Hardanger exploration and return to Bergen with another beautiful boat trip to Lofthus, surrounded by apple groves (and thus known as the orchard of ...

Home away home, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Home away home

A travel blog entry by purahong

first started of being home away home in different side of the ...

Ferry nice, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Ferry nice

A travel blog entry by morris25

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Does the name Ruby Begonia mean anything to you? I am a bit behind on this blog lark – no internet connection and I cannot now seem able to upload my pictures.Words will have to do for the mo.. On the DFDS Immingham to Brevik ferry.Begonia ...

Blue Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Blue Bergen

A travel blog entry by stevea

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Our final destination in Norway was Bergen, Norway's second largest city, situated on the west coast of the country. I was surprised by the seemingly instant transition from beautiful wilderness to city upon entering Bergen by train. We arrived around ...

Sofa so good, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Sofa so good

A travel blog entry by morris25

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DFDS – you bought the sofa now catch the ferry. This is being written on Sunday 27 April but I have no idea when it will reach the electric internet.My last attempt at posting a blog ended in complete failure.We shall see. We finally packed ...

Exploring Bergen on foot, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Exploring Bergen on foot

A travel blog entry by pagelsineurope

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... a little down time - again charging our batteries and those of our camera equipment, we set out on foot exploring Bergen. Nothing monumental, just really pretty neighborhoods, statues, and some very beautiful flowers. We got back to our room around ...

The Most Fantastic Train Ride Ever, Bergen, Norway travel blog

The Most Fantastic Train Ride Ever

A travel blog entry by pagelsineurope

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Today is the long anticipated “Norway in a Nutshell” trip that would take us from Oslo to Bergen via train, ferry, bus, and then train again. Our train was leaving at 8:10 from Oslo S train station a few stops up from where we were staying. ...

Hanging out in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Hanging out in Bergen

A travel blog entry by christian-ro

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... matters even better there was a Spainard in the cabin with the worst smelling feet I have ever smelt. We made it to Bergen in Norway and we are staying with Christian´s cousin and his family. Yesterday we did a day tour called `Norway in a ...

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