Travel Blogs from Leirvik
LHR to Bergen Meet Thea & Alf Get to house - it's not ready, roar our landlord drops us off, by motor boat over to ole bull house, back via ferry to shop & wait for our lift/ luckily we don't do what debs suggested & start walking as he comes to collect us by boat Home dinner, catch up & chill - it's ...
... weather cooperated in Trondheim and Bergen, but the weather on the Hurtigruten was a bit grey and drippy. I think the highlight of the trip for me was Bergen, as it was beautiful and sunny, and Michele and I took a tram to the top of the mountain, and enjoyed a few glasses of wine while admiring the view. The town of Bergen itself is also quite romantic and beautiful.
... impossible to capture the feeling and sight by a few photos (especially the one’s I took!!). My first observation is how narrow the fjord is. The sides of the mountains are so lofty and those that aren’t a sheer cliff face slope dramatically into the water and descend to the depths below. The grace of the snow capped mountains in the distance contracted with the lush greenery of the fauna strewn walls that towered above us is worthy of painting a thousand ...
... to stop where possible to take pictures of them. The tricky bit is that the country roads here often lack practical things like hard shoulders or side-walks. So we usually stopped in someone's drive-way and wandered on the side of the road or in a ditch to get to the spot we wanted to. (God knows what the people who drove by thought we were doing.)
Most noticable was probably that there are a lot of old wooden sheds scattered around, which looked very ...
... Ryanair flights from both Bergen and Stavanger and links up with Airport bus in Haugesund. The ride took me immediately under the fjord through the the longest under-water tunnel in Norway - the 8.9km long Bømlafjord tunnel under the fjord. It is 260.4m under sea level at its deepest. As we emerged on the other side we passed Valen, the home of the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed