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Askøy

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  • Day17

    Rain rain go away

    March 5, 2019 in Norway ⋅ 🌧 5 °C

    Well rain it did in Bergen and this little city certainly lived up to its reputation! A grey rainy afternoon on arrival and on departure. Bergen is said to be one of the rainiest cities. Bergen also appears to be the start or finishing point for travellers, rather than a destination on its own. The old of Bergen - Bryggen with its old wooden houses is interesting, as are the city streets that reach up each side of the surrounding mountains, but really once you’ve strolled some streets, taken the furnicular up to Fløen and the cable care to Ulrik (once you’ve found out how to get there and found the place), visited some museums (if they are actually open) there’s not that much to do in Bergen in the Winter. Of course there is always hiking, for which we really needed extra time and a little preparation. However, there is always interesting street art and small local bars to visit. Tonight we’re off on the Nordnorge on the famous Hurtigruten route up the coast of Norway. We are heading for the Arctic circle and beyond to Kirkenes. We hope the Viking weather gods are kind to us and hopefully we will be granted a glimpse of the Northern Lights.Read more

  • Day7

    MS Nordlys

    October 5, 2019 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    Today we walked to a fishing and whaling museum, had lunch and then headed to the cruise ship. Rooms remind mevof dive boats , efficient. Dinner was very good and lots ofvinformation. We arecheading out . this ship carries cargo, ferries car and passengers. We will make about 30 steps and actually most will be very brief. I wonder how noisy unloading cargo will be at 3:30 am?Read more

  • Day15

    Tunnel, Flüsse und Bergen

    July 21, 2017 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Von Tildal ging es durch 53 Tunnel bis nach Bergen, der zweitgrössten Stadt Norwegens. 🌃 🇳🇴
    Die Strecke dahin war wunderschön und ging entlang an vielen Seen, Fjorden und Flüssen. 🛶
    In Bergen hatten wir schlechtes Wetter und blieben daher nur kurz in der Stadt. Unsere Reise geht weiter in Richtung Sognefjord.
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    David Studer

    Lü, nit so verspannt autofahru😃. Und bi de Foto bitte "lächlä".

    7/23/17Reply
    David Studer

    Naschi, das sind genau dini Stassuverhältnissi😃😃. Sofort z'Stirad übernäh.

    7/23/17Reply
    Irina Studer

    Sehr schöni Gägend😘. Gniesset ewi Reis durch de Nordu😍.

    7/23/17Reply
    Nicole und Simon

    Jöö härzig 😻

    7/24/17Reply
     
  • Day4

    Sailaway from Bergen

    July 8, 2019 in Norway ⋅ ☀️ 54 °F

    Following our outing to Gamle Bergen, we opted to take it easy to give Mui some rest time. The decision to do so was made easier because we’d explored Bryggen — the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bergen — and the neighboring areas on a previous visit to the city. So, we returned to the ship.

    Lunch ... a load of laundry ... a nap (for Mui) ... reading and writing (for me). At 4:00p, we went up to the Horizons Lounge for afternoon tea. This was followed by a couple of laps around the deck 5 promenade. Wouldn’t you know it? The sun was breaking through the clouds and patches of blue were appearing in the sky. C’est la vie!

    Dinner was with the Sweets. This time in Toscana ... one of the specialty venues on the ship ... excellent Italian menu. We were seated at one of the tables overlooking the aft wall of glass, which gave us excellent views as Nautica set sail from Bergen at 7:00p.

    Next port: Ålesund, Norway ... 139 NM away.
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  • Day18

    Bergen, Norway

    July 2, 2018 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    The town of Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    We walked its winding, cobblestone streets and viewed the painted wooden houses with gabled facades. The town has many medieval buildings located around the wharf. The quaint two story warehouses are now shops and art galleries. It has a beautiful harbor and a lively market. In the fish market we sampled caviar that they put on top of your hand to taste.
    Bergen was a charming last port to end our voyage.
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  • Day13

    Trollveggen und Trollstigen

    September 3, 2018 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Weiter geht es zur Trollwand Trollveggen. Mit 1000 Meter Höhe ist sie Europas höchste senkrechte und teils überhängende Bergwand. Die Felswand ragt 1.700m über die Talsohle.
    Der Trollstigen (Trollleiter) führt in elf Haarnadelkurven mit etwa zwölf Prozent Steigung hinauf zur Passhöhe. Dabei überwindet er eine Höhendifferenz von 405 m und erreicht 700 moh. Auf halber Strecke führt die Straße, zudem über einen eindrucksvoll rauschenden Wasserfall, den 320 Meter hohen Stigfossen.
    Zum Glück ist es etwas aufgeklart und wir haben einen tollen Blick ins Tal.
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