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Reflections from a Swede in Norway.

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Bergen II

Published: Sunday 2005-04-17.

Today I spent a wonderful spring day in Bergen and at least managed to visit the most important tourist attraction (trap?) in Bergen, Fløibanen up to mount Fløyen. Fløibanen is a cable car that starts off in central Bergen and goes up along the mountain side to (now I read from the ticket) to the ending station at 320 metres above sea level at a speed of 4–6 metres per second with a maximum grade at 26 degrees. According to the advertisement, this is the only railway of its kind in Scandinavia and it is definitely worth a visit if opportunity knocks.

Since the weather was so beautiful, the sun shining from a clear blue sky and the temperature was at least fifteen degrees, we walked down to the harbour area and had lunch at an open-air café. Most definitely a nice way to spend a weekend.

And being the nerd I am, by the way, I noted that the buses in Bergen used the same ticket and card system as where I come from...

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  • Datum: 2005-04-19 19.07.59 CEST
  • Namn: Peter Korkala
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  • Sänt från: **************

Såg intressant ut i Bergen! Jag älskar utsiktspunkter och höga berg. Skulle vara kul att turista där någon gång.

  • Datum: 2005-04-20 20.45.34 CEST
  • Namn: Peter Karlsson
  • Sänt från: ************

Om du gillar utsiktspunkter och höga berg är definitivt Norge rätt land att turista i...

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