Sandviken Brygge Hotel
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... with lots of small dairy and mixed farms on the hillsides. The average herd size in Norway is 21 cows so farms are small and the landscape is dotted with clusters of farmhouses and buildings. White houses and red farm buildings seem to be the colours of choice. The alpine region is clearly a winter and summer playground for the Norwegians and there were lots of holiday places sitting in the most beautiful settings. As you see in the photos the alpine ...
... pin bends which the bus could barely negotiate. BUT, the view was amazing, looking down in the steep valley to Gudsaven driving past huge waterfalls. Then we went on a boat through Aurlandsfjord, & Naeroyfjord which is the world heritage listed one. A spectacularly beautiful 2.5 hr cruise, but the boat was too crowded with people pushing & shoving for photo opportunities. We got ...
... of the most familiar image in all of Norway. Rode the funicular to the top then got some photos of the amazing view. Grabbed an icecream and enjoyed the sunshine. We did a little walk around the top then caught the funicular back down. We walked a different way back towards the hotel and walked past St Mary's Church on to Bergenhus Castle at 6:30. Bergenhus is among the oldest and best preserved fortresses in Norway. In medieval times, the area ...
... Museum since 2005.
Correctly called the University Museum of Bergen, this museum houses exhibits pertaining to natural and cultural history. There is also a museum garden and the museum authorities also take care of the city's arboretum. It was founded in 1825.
This was once the home of the composer, Edvard ...
... to Keep in Mind:
- Prepared food (in restaurants, delis and cafes) is expensive. People warned me that Iceland was expensive but I didn't find that to be the case at all. However, Bergen is expensive -- like $12 for a baguette expensive. We've mostly stuck to grocery stores.
- It rains a lot -- in a chilly, drizzling kind of way. It hasn't exactly been pouring but it's been sprinkling a lot on and off. I've never ...