Travel Blogs from Bergen, Norway

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Dramatic fjord scenery., Bergen, Norway travel blog

Dramatic fjord scenery.

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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... ;   They did actually move.       Just down the road from the site there is a supermarket and a stop on the Bergen light Railway/ tram  which takes you into the city centre in 30mins,         It started to rain ...

A dry day in Bergen!!!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A dry day in Bergen!!!

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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... my phone so took a few with that, but the wifi is so weak I can't send attatchments to the laptop! We liked Bergen very much.  It is Norway's 2nd city, but quite small.   It is surrounded by 7 mountains (hills?)   with a funicular up to ...

Last day... At sea, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Last day... At sea

A travel blog entry by simandrob

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Such a glorious sunny day, flat sea, sitting out on deck, shuffleboard competition with our lovely dining table friends! And a sunset to die for .... A magnificent end to a wonderful ...

Loveliness, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Loveliness

A travel blog entry by amanda_escapes

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... beautiful and had a lovely relaxing atmosphere. I would never live there though, as it has a few major  flaws. It's in Norway, so it is still ridiculously expensive, and it  gets 2m of rain per year with an average temperature that is far too ...

We Bid Norway Good-bye, Bergen, Norway travel blog

We Bid Norway Good-bye

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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... de fruit and a smattering of candied walnuts. I opted for the cheese which was Munkeby --a soft aged cows milk from Trondelag, Norway with a cherry compote. Scattered about the plate were several pieces of baby, baby lettuce and a drizzle of honey. I did ...

Cruisin' fjords, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Cruisin' fjords

A travel blog entry by brianc

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SATURDAY. 19th August   BUT...breakfast was extraordinary. Just the two of us. Upstairs in milady's chamber or living room a veritable feast was laid out. From cereals to cold meats to smoked salmon to eggs to juice, coffee and tea and it kept ...

Wilderness Travel Trip-Day One, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Wilderness Travel Trip-Day One

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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... ) are now a World Heritage Site. The buildings are used for shops and restaurants but the restoration of the buildings is exceptional. Bergen during its history has fallen to many fires, some so devastating the city was reduced to ashes. You guessed it, ...

Hunger strike, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Hunger strike

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... ; If only Spanish women were so crazy about Chinese-Canadian men with bad Spanish accents ... Did a tour of the Bergen and Hanseatic museums - the tour included admission to both museums and surprisingly, it was the same price as going to ...

Final day in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Final day in Bergen

A travel blog entry by larzstarz

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Our last day in Bergen - mixed emotions about this. We are sad to see our family vacation come to an end, but we are definitely getting homesick and looking foward to getting back to the states. I'm sure you all are getting ready for the big weekend, so ...

Day 13 - Revised plan to Oslo, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 13 - Revised plan to Oslo

A travel blog entry by sydandval

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... of the mountain and took the highway back through the tunnel and then wanded our way more sedately to Voss. Although this "Norway in a nutshell" tour has become very popular with tourists its fame is justified and is well worth doing. However we would ...

A Land of Waterfalls, Bergen, Norway travel blog

A Land of Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... no-one in the queue until 5 minutes before departure and then 40 vehicles appear. Our final ferry crossed Hardanger fjord, probably Norway's best known fjord, from Jondal to Torvikbygd . Then drove towards Bergen. We had picked out a Bobil Camp but it ...

Wilderness Travel-Day Nine, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Wilderness Travel-Day Nine

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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... bear gorging prior to hibernation. Luckily we had a bit of a walk to our wheeled transport that would take us back to Bergen for the farewell dinner. Tonight's dinner was at Potekjelleren a lovely restaurant in the Old Town. The tiny white building dates ...

Day 10 - Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Day 10 - Bergen

A travel blog entry by sydandval

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... for not basing ourselves in Bergen but in Voss was because of its reputation for wet weather and the distance of campsites from Bergen. However today turned from a cloudy start to sunny and almost hot day! We toured the city for a bit getting our morning ...

Norway in a Nutshell, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by larzstarz

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... minutes) for a short nap. We're all just completely exhausted. The last leg (another train) brought us to our final destination - Bergen, Norway. There we met Morten, who is renting an apartment to us. It's quite nice and very modern - think IKEA and you ...

Oslo to Bergen in 7 Hours, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Oslo to Bergen in 7 Hours

A travel blog entry by lmccall

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... was time to get some laundry done and this was the closest laundromat. Our dinner plan brought us to a fantastic new restaurant in Bergen, located in a section of the Bergen Art Museum. Our walk to dinner took us through the main plaza in Bergen and the ...

Strategy change, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Strategy change

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... for what little I received, but it turned out to be a bargain compared to the obscene prices I would soon see in Norway. While traveling, I love listening to songs about being away from home - today, it was Stone Sour's "Zzyzx ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by beakerage

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... and even gave him a massage but he was very down. I put it to the back of my mind since I was determined to enjoy Norway. Quite possibly the country I had been looking forward to the most. We finally arrived at a spot for lunch, at arpund 3.45pm. We ...

Bergen and Early Mercantilism, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen and Early Mercantilism

A travel blog entry by tomdart07

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... trade routes the merchants visited. The current Bryggen area is actually a reconstruction from the first decade of the 1700s – Bergen as a city burned completely to the ground (except the masonry church buildings) in 1702. Being on the harbor, the ...

Bergen: Bryggen & Floibanen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen: Bryggen & Floibanen

A travel blog entry by moor.2011

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... até então, tudo gira em torno da região portuária. Incrível! Amsterdam, Estocolmo, Helsinki, Tallin, Narvik, Oslo e agora Bergen, cidades que se desenvolveram devido a seus portos e fizeram disto uma atração (e não repulsão como em outras ...

Mountains, fjords and Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Mountains, fjords and Bergen

A travel blog entry by oceans7

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... which is a tiny fjordside town that apparently grows heaps of apples and pears and is a cider powerhouse for Norway. Who knew?! Spent most of the day getting to Bergen and there we met with Mim's cousin Dion and his wife Anh, and Odin (!) who is their ...

Trolling, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Trolling

A travel blog entry by brianc

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... was strange. In 1½ hours we were in Norway. The city bus drew up outside and 1/2 an hour later we were in the centre of Bergen.   It was a warm, sunny day so we sat at a table outside the Louisiana bar and whilst I had a beer and Anne a tea we ...

Family Fun in Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Family Fun in Bergen

A travel blog entry by larzstarz

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... went out to a nearby bakery to get breakfast. I am getting way-too accustomed to fresh baked goods! Our first visit stop was the Bergen information to find the best place for just some family pool fun. I think we are all getting a little max-ed out on ...

Bergen, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

Beautiful but ...

Dia de la Constitucion!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Dia de la Constitucion!

A travel blog entry by montseyjuaco

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Tras un viaje dificultoso, sentados en el bar, esperando que se desocupen unos asientos, llegamos a Bergen trasnochados y sin lugar claro donde dormir. Logramos encontrar agradable hostal que no nos cobraba demasiado. Mientras comiamos algo en el pueblo ...

Watching football in Bergen!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Watching football in Bergen!

A travel blog entry by heatherandtim

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... had a huge screen! After the game I didn't fanct walking back to the van to cook dinner as planned so we wandered around Bergen and bought a Calzone from a Deli. Went back to the same Pub for the England v Algeria game. This time EVERYONE was ...

Norway Fjord trip, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway Fjord trip

A travel blog entry by natta

Trip Norway Visited Bergen Leikanger Bergen,  Flam, , Breheimscenteret It was very cold, Kayaked on a lake to the largest glacier in europe. Then did a ice hike up the ...

Norway Fjord trip, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Norway Fjord trip

A travel blog entry by natta

Trip Norway Visited Bergen Leikanger Bergen,  Flam, , Breheimscenteret It was very cold, Kayaked on a lake to the largest glacier in europe. Then did a ice hike up the ...

Bergen, Norway, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by lynruskin

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... are beautiful, even if they are not very level or straight. The weather turned on its charm and we had a delightful day in Bergen. Tonight there was a Billy Joel & Elton John Tribute Show. Great songs and lots of singing along. Show finished about 11 ...

even more expensive than LONDON!, Bergen, Norway travel blog

even more expensive than LONDON!

A travel blog entry by sunitamathur

... explain, but it reminded me of the horseshoe bay area in Vancouver. We sailed for about 10 hours in the Fjords of Norway! It was really beautiful...waterfalls, adorable little towns on the coast.. Anyways, off to Ireland after this! Going to have ...

Bergen in the rain, Bergen, Norway travel blog

Bergen in the rain

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... cobbled street also goes back a long way, and from here was a short walk downtown.      Bergen is situated on a harbour. Both sides of the bay have attractive buildings but it is the images of the ...

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