Travel Blogs from Bergen
Continuing through town we reach the base of the funicular. In less than 10 minutes we are whisked to the top of Floyen (320 meters above sea level), with wonderful views over all of Bergen and the surrounding regions. We experience our first sprinkling of rain, and head inside the mountain-top restaurant for lunch. Afterwards, several of us opt to walk back to town – undaunted by the continued showers.
... fjord, sitting next to a base jumper from Carolina, who told
us that this weekend, helicopters are coming to take over 100 base jumpers to
jump off the cliffs into the fjord. Pity we're going to miss that.
We are camping in Preikestolen, still
in Norway, and we have just walked (climbed/mountaineered) 1.5 hours to a place
called Pulpit Rock (a bit more impressive than the Portland Version) with
amazing views of the ...
... rather than a frenetic chase to take in museums, art galleries, cathedrals, piazzas, canal trips, etc. We will see whether this mode works in Antwerp! Paris will be okay because we have done all the highlights previously so there should be a gentle wandering through the streets without a real purpose. Thanks for all your comments. We enjoy reading them very much, particularly from the ...
... s at least a full day's worth of stuff to do, and pulling any kid away from all of the fun would be impossible.
If you don't have kids, but just like science, this is also a very cool museum to visit. I highly recommend allowing as much time as possible for it, as you won't want to leave.
I pulled myself away in order to go to the Natural History Museum. It was nice, but not half as cool as the kids science one. Also, one of the floors was ...
... to La Chienne Jaune at my hotelier's suggestion. Lovely food, fish with rice infused with meat sauce and cherries, surprisingly nice. Chatted to the owner who was very forthcoming with recommendations, noted goat cheeses were one of the specialities of the region...and plied myself and a young American lass at the next table with special tastings of red wine.
City is a good size, and Sa*************ed out to explore ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility