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Europe has at least two budget airlines - RyanAir and EasyJet. They are what they are, no frills but cheap. So when my friend was visiting me in the UK, it was no big strain on the budget to go on a side trip to Bergen, Norway.
Bergen is nowhere near the capital of Oslo. It's on the west coast and is known as the "Gateway to the Fjords" …
Norway (or Norge, derived from Norvegr meaning 'the way to the north") beckons as the early fall spring forth. The home of my Scandinavian ancestors reasserts itself and I have journeyed back yet again.
Even before the seafaring Vikings journeyed across various bodies of water to do unspeakable things in lands to the south, Norway was a …
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 coming. We were overwhelmed with food. Pity the generosity had not extended to the size of our bedroom. The …
... were maintained throughout this time.
By this time it was time for lunch which we had in the Harbour Cafe before returning to the hotel for a rest. Fletcher couldn't walk too much more. We stayed there for the rest of the afternoon venturing out to eat dinner at the Chinese Palace. We had had enough of fish for the time being. Unfortunately this was a Norwegian version of Chinese with the food being quite bland or over sweet and the Szcheuan salty but little spice. C'est la Vie!
... and tried to see how high we could stack our cans... When they saw how much fun we were having, we were joined by Ros and Callista, both from England. They brought some cards to the table so we could play drinking games, but we were pretty much out of drinks, so it didn't really work! We were joined at the table by Riyas, from India, who knew of a pub that had pretty cheap drinks, so we all went out together to go there. We walked about 10 minutes to get there, then were told at ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
It was several blocks from the main center area but I think it was also a really good value. Very well decorated room. Oh, and the buffet was just spectacular.
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