Hotel Park Bergen
Travel Blogs from Bergen
... a longer detour for cyclists.
I have calculated we have now cycled approximately 3700km. We will leave Norway with the memory of it's magnificent scenery. We look forward to our continued adventure in Scotland, which will start with a break in Aberdeen for 4-5 days then continue north to the Shetland Islands, then with a ferry back to Aberdeen to continue south to London.
I penned the above entry while sitting in ...
... the festival and the stage. Save hassles in the crowd or can't see etc. It was hot day, somebody told me Bergen is usually around 23C, apparently while I was there it reached 30's. Humid and too hot. Noticed it heats up more around 2-3pm until about 6pm. At night was so hot - no AC in the room at all. Decided to go to bed as we get up early to leave for train station to Flam.
Flam is the most spectacular scenery. It will be mentioned in the next blog.
... already departed. The first accepted his fate reluctantly but with good grace. The second threw his bags and mobile on the ground and turned on a major hizzy fit. The flight to Stockholm took just over an hour in fine weather. On approach we were reminded of the harbour location of this large city of 1 million in the city centre plus another 1 million in the suburbs. Leonie had blocked ears on approach to the city due to her head cold and ...
... built in 1150, burned in 1992, and rebuilt entirely according to its historical records. It is in a lovely wooded area, and is not currently open for viewing inside, but we enjoy walking around the outside and commenting on the fire-breathing dragon ornamentation – not something you see on a church every day!
Next we visit the home of Edvard Grieg, the Norwegian composer who was one of the leading figures of the Romantic ...
... skin this morning!
On the ferry we went in an all you can
eat buffet, Steve's favourite type of meal. The food was really good, and we
made good use of it. Fresh fruit, dried fruit, danish pastries, crispy bacon,
scrambled eggs, fresh bread, pancakes (we didn't eat it all)
Looking forward to seeing some sights
in Norway. Hopefully they'll have a good wifi connection!
Well, we're now in Norway, ...