Monthly Archives: September 2001

Oslocity

After breakfast we left the bags at the hotel and hit Oslo for the final time. Popped into the cathedral – there was a choir of young boys rehearsing, which made a rather heavenly backdrop for what is a lovely … Continue reading

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On the train again

Train day! Took a final walk through Bergen – it was raining on and off. Got the 10:30 train…7 hours to Oslo. Arrived about 15 minutes late. Pretty uneventful trip. Managed to get a room at the Terminus Hotel again … Continue reading

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Fana Folklore

Very weird day. Started normal enough. Started walking to the aquarium but it got too hilly so we turned back. Were going to the Rosenkrantz Tower and Hakon’s Hall but got there to find that, although normally open from 12 … Continue reading

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Edvard Grieg

Slept in until 8am this morning! I’ve been waking at 7am for the whole of Norway! So an extra hour (Woo Hoo). Mirinda was worse, she missed breakfast. The stupid cleaning woman tried to come in thrice. Sport of knock … Continue reading

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Dolly Dimples

Stunningly gorgeous day. Blue skies from start to finish. We celebrated the end of the rain by going up the funicular to the national park of Bergen at Floyen. Very crowded in the carriages but worth it at the top. … Continue reading

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Bergen in a Nutshell

Bergen Day! After breakfast in the basement we set off downtown. First up Mirinda realises she’s lost her umbrella and since we’re in a city where it rains 500 days a year, decides she’ll need to buy one, which we … Continue reading

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Meeting Aussie Dale

Our last day in Fjaerland. Spent the morning walking out of town, in the rain, in the opposite direction that I went yesterday. A lovely walk. Then we went for a final coffee in the coffee/book shop. The population of … Continue reading

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Fjaerland kyrkje

Raining though light this morning. The fjord still looks brilliant even when covered in cloud and seen through misty rain. We visited the two bookshops we’d missed yesterday and I collected the church. Very cute but not very old. The … Continue reading

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