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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 …
... a tourist coach down which we were happy to do as we thought that if anything went wrong with our brakes the coach could become our emergency brake.
Lots of road and many road tunnels later we arrived at Bergen. A city with lots of people and traffic was strangely quite a welcome change. We failed to fully trust our ‘Navigator man’ to get us through the city to the campsite we had selected on ...
... on the 4th deck so off I went to send the blog from IJmuiden, it wasn't long before the room started to fill, I had forgotten that at 4pm there was a Legs Bums & Tums session with the Fitness Instructor. So folks I can now honestly say that I have attended such a class although I was just exercising my fingers as I tapped away on the iPad.
Tonight is formal night and the Captains welcome cocktail party, sounds grand but ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsScandic Bergen City
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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