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I must have been tired yesterday because I woke up this morning barely aware that time had passed, and all of a sudden it was morning. I had to leave the sanctuary of the YMCA because they had a children's choir arriving today who had booked the whole place, so I've ended up at another hostel round the corner. It seems to be another friendly, cheap …
... we woke early and started preparing the bikes and luggage for check in. We were excited though by the prospect of being able to check in early to our apartment in Aberdeen later that morning and just relax! Unfortunately time ticked away a bit too quickly, but we did arrive at the check-in counter within the allocated time. We were then told we would be charged for all our additional bags-We had 12 pieces of extra bags, so you can imagine the exorbitant cost we ...
... meals or cooking meals. People kept it clean so it was really useful.
The reason we chose to visit Bergen was for the Grieg house, this is where he lived and wrote music. Not only did we want to visit but thought that Elias might enjoy the music as he enjoys the piano.
The visit was even more wonderful than we anticipated. The house is on a lake overlooking the city. Only the bottom level is open ...
... The fish market was manned by an international work force: Spanish and Asian as well as Norwegian. A rest was taken back at hotel and we spoke to a guy on the desk with a distinctly British accent. It turns out that he was born in Australia but was educated at an international school in Belgium In the late afternoon we walked to the furnicular rail station and took the service to a lookout on top of the hill. Bergen's ...
... for lunch. We are now on a seven hour train back to Oslo. The train should arrive at 7 pm in the main station. We then have four hours to kill in Oslo before taking an 11pm train north to Trondheim. We have no idea what we are going to do in Trondheim tomorrow because we will still have our packs. John looked up the city and noticed that there was another hill we could clmb.
Next stop: overnight train north. Arrival time: 6:50 again
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarken Gjestehus Bergen
Good place for the money, even in norway! Has a kitchen, clean rooms, very well located, friendly staff. Overall a good experience.
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