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Stories and Tips Bergen

Bergen

Written by Wasatch on 10 Aug, 2012

Norway is small country of about 5,000,000 people. There are no big cities. Olso, the biggest has about 500,000 people. Bergen, with 250,000 is the second largest. Bergen is on the west coast--- well, properly, Bergen is…Read More


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Mount Fløyen Funicular - your ticket to spectacular views

Written by fizzytom on 20 May, 2009

The Floibanen funicular offers a quick and easy way to access some brilliant views of the city of Bergen from a purpose built viewing platform atop Mount Fløyen. While the mountain has lots of hiking trails and offers some great opportunities for scenic and rewarding…Read More


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Bergen - An Overview

Written by fizzytom on 20 May, 2009

Bergen is a very wet place. It's something to do with the seven mountains that surround the city which does something or other to do with low pressure and hey presto it rains all the time (something like two and a half metres of rain…Read More


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Medieval and Hanseatic Bergen

Written by Owen Lipsett on 13 Dec, 2004

Håkon's Hall and Rosenkrantz Tower Håkon's Hall was erected on the orders of King Håkon Håkonsson between 1247 and 1261. Its ceremonial "Stone Hall" was first used for the wedding and coronation of Håkon’s son, Magnus Lagabøte (the Lawmender), a powerful ruler who, as his…Read More


MADRID - KOLONIA THE HOTEL OF LOVE

Written by Sammy Lagios on 07 Nov, 2010

When i entered my booked hotel at Madrid my first impression was that i'd already enteredin a very old building of the 11th or 13th centuries built. The truth came some days later andi learned which one it was.Favorita was called the receptionist who served…Read More


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BERGEN - THE STORIES OF STAVKIRKE

Written by Sammy Lagios on 07 Nov, 2010

I wanted to write about the impressive Stavkirke in all over Norway which ornament all this amazing country and their roots came from the 1st Christians when King Olav started leading the country. These kirke are called Jesus Church that's their meaning is as Stavkirke.…Read More


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GRAZ - AT THE ERZERZOG HOTEL

Written by Sammy Lagios on 28 Sep, 2010

This fabulus and tranquil city in the end of Austria at the state of Steirmark, is one ofmy favorites after Wien and my hotel whenever i go is always the same the ERZERZOGhotel because it makes you travel back in time with the luxury it…Read More


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KRISTIANSAND - NORWAY

Written by Sammy Lagios on 28 Sep, 2010

Arriving at Kristiansand another marvelous nature was expecting me there. I reached my hotel and as always Norway and its people wellcome me. I settle down in my roomand i relaxed a bit looking from my window the spectacular view of the sea. Kristiansand was…Read More


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AACHEN - THE ADVENTURE

Written by Sammy Lagios on 28 Sep, 2010

When i was still a college girl at the college of Iserlohn in Germany all the week was running with studying and again studying without stop. But the system i had my lifewas giving me time to do other things as well like playing golf,…Read More


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BERGEN - THE BREAKFAST

Written by Sammy Lagios on 26 Sep, 2010

Staying at the Thyssengold hotel at Bergen i rashed early in the morning at the room where the breakfast was that time serving. It was my first day at the hotel and i felt starving because of the trip the previous night and i wanted…Read More


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