The area just behind the lower station for the Fløiban funicular railway is a hidden gem of Bergen.  So close to the main tourist areas and yet, for the most part, relatively undisturbed.  Here you…

The Cobblestoned Streets of Bergen

The area just behind the lower station for the Fløiban funicular railway is a hidden gem of Bergen. So close to the main tourist areas and yet, for the most part, relatively undisturbed.

Every year around this time the migratory swans usually return to the lakes around Bergen and this year is no exception. Luckily, in the local lake, we were blessed with the appearance of two diffe…

The Return of the Swans

Every year around this time the migratory swans usually return to the lakes around Bergen and this year is no exception. Luckily, in the local lake, we were blessed with the appearance of two diffe…

Store Lungegårdsvannet is an area at the head of the Puddefjorden where the sea curls round behind the city centre of Bergen and forms a large lake-like area.  This is surrounded by some light indu…

Fjord at Night

Store Lungegårdsvannet is an area at the head of the Puddefjorden where the sea curls round behind the city centre of Bergen and forms a large lake-like area. This is surrounded by some light indu…

What a difference a week makes.  After 25 consecutive days with rain making this the wettest June since 1955 in Bergen, the last few days have been much better.  The temperature soared to the giddy…

Summer’s Finally Here…

Summer at Last - Bright sunshine warmth and plenty of boats in Bergen Harbour Norway.

Tourists and Umbrellas

Tourists and Umbrellas

Winter Morning at Tveitevatnet

Winter Morning at Tveitevatnet

Tveitevatnet is a lake in Bergen a couple of miles from the city centre which always attracts a lot of birdlife, even when frozen over as it was when I visited a few days ago. I was lucky enough to…

Winter Morning at Tveitevatnet

Tveitevatnet is a lake in Bergen a couple of miles from the city centre which always attracts a lot of birdlife, even when frozen over as it was when I visited a few days ago. I was lucky enough to…

Since this will be the last post of the year I’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and sign off with a selection of the best of Bergen in 2017. Not necessarily the be…

Best of Bergen 2017

Since this will be the last post of the year I’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and sign off with a selection of the best of Bergen in Not necessarily the be…

Now that winter is more or less with us we can expect the unexpected as far as the weather is concerned in Bergen. Some years we have lots of snow, some years virtually none. That remains to be see…

Bergen by Night — Bergen Photo Walks

Now that winter is more or less with us we can expect the unexpected as far as the weather is concerned in Bergen. Some years we have lots of snow, some years virtually none. That remains to be s…

Over the last few days we have had some settled and fairly sunny, albeit much colder, weather than of late and Mount Fløyen and its forested areas always look good in the late year sunshine…

Autumn on Fløyen

Over the last few days we have had some settled and fairly sunny, albeit much colder, weather than of late and Mount Fløyen and its forested areas always look good in the late year sunshine.

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Every summer Bergen harbour gets full of boats of all shapes and sizes, from multi-million kroner yachts to small family craft.  Now that we’ve had some decent weather of late this year is no…

Busy Harbour

Every summer Bergen harbour gets full of boats of all shapes and sizes, from multi-million kroner yachts to small family craft. Now that we’ve had some decent weather of late this year is no…

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The recent good weather has seen the spring progress in leaps and bounds.  We have gone from more or less bare branches to trees almost in full leaf in a short space of weeks and now we have the sp…

Some Fine Spring Weather

The recent good weather has seen the spring progress in leaps and bounds. We have gone from more or less bare branches to trees almost in full leaf in a short space of weeks and now we have the sp…

Landscape, Nature and Travel Photography from Norway and Beyond

Store Lungegårdsvannet is an area at the head of the Puddefjorden where the sea curls round behind the city centre of Bergen and forms a large lake-like area. This is surrounded by some light indu…

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been experiencing some not entirely unexpected winter weather in Bergen.  A small snowfall last week and some cold temperatures were followed up with a slig…

It’s Still Winter in Bergen

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been experiencing some not entirely unexpected winter weather in Bergen. A small snowfall last week and some cold temperatures were followed up with a slig…

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