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Early this morning, my mom and I got up to check out town while my dad slept in. The first place we headed was the fish market. You know you got up early when the fish market is still setting up when you arrive.
The fish market was actually not that different than fish markets anywhere else except that maybe it had some products that other …
... all the way down the side of it looking straight into natural forest and the performers sit in front of a large glass window looking of the composing hut and fjords, it was beautiful. Our last day in. Bergen was entirely spent travelling to Oslo. The railway between Bergen and Oslo is famous for being the 'second most spectacular rail journey in the world' (after the trans-Siberian). It takes seven hours (which when you are seven months pregnant ...
... how long you can hold your breath for!
A few stops for photography, and a bit
of elk spotting (we haven't found one yet but aren't giving up hope) Another
thing we spotted was a man with a Honda Valkerie ( a motorbike the same as
Valerie) He showed us his speakers on the bike & his, in his words, bad ass
horn! We gave him a blast of Dixie as we drove away.
We've just been given the destination
Since each of us had different desires for the morning, I started out at the kids' science museum on my own.
OMG this is a fabulous museum!!! I have been to lots of science museums and this one is possibly the best (sorry Exploratorium). In addition to all of the standard science museum hands-on displays, there were lots that I had never seen before. Plus, they give you a card so that anything you "create," you can access from home on your computer with ...
Our day in Bergen was rainy..apparently typically so...we stayed in our hostel as late as we could..midday then ventured out to the obligatory Bergen sights: 1. The Fish Markets: which sold seafood to tourists: we had a sampler plate of salmon, shrimp, And a giant crab leg...yum.
2. Then dashed up the funicular railway to checkout the views...mmm through the clouds...oh well coffee and tart ...