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.

With the improvement in the recent weather and some blue skies over the city, Bergen’s street are beginning to look a little more colourful and lively. The city’s inhabitants have retur…

Coming to Life

With the improvement in the recent weather and some blue skies over the city, Bergen’s street are beginning to look a little more colourful and lively. The city’s inhabitants have retur…

With the improvement in the recent weather and some blue skies over the city, Bergen’s street are beginning to look a little more colourful and lively. The city’s inhabitants have retur…

Coming to Life

With the improvement in the recent weather and some blue skies over the city, Bergen’s street are beginning to look a little more colourful and lively. The city’s inhabitants have retur…

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

May 17th is Norway’s National Day, but unlike a lot of other countries this is not a celebration of their independence day, but rather the day on which they adopted their constitution in 1815…

Happy Birthday Norway

May is Norway’s National Day, but unlike a lot of other countries this is not a celebration of their independence day, but rather the day on which they adopted their constitution in

Although not on the Bergen Photo Walks itinerary, I thought it would be good to show you some of the nature that is within easy reach of Bergen city centre. Kanadaskogen is a large area of natural …

The Forest in Spring

Although not on the Bergen Photo Walks itinerary, I thought it would be good to show you some of the nature that is within easy reach of Bergen city centre. Kanadaskogen is a large area of natural …

Now that the weather has improved and the city is turning a bit greener I thought it was time to look at some of the more imposing architecture to be found in central Bergen. This meant taking a tr…

Bergen Black and Whites

The Statue - Statue of Wilhelm Christie founder of the Bergen Museum outside the main entrance Bergen Norway April

The last couple of days here in Bergen have brought rather nasty weather: cold winds, snow, sleet and hail. Hopefully in the next few days things will clear up and we’ll see some more sunshin…

Last of the Snow?

The last couple of days here in Bergen have brought rather nasty weather: cold winds, snow, sleet and hail. Hopefully in the next few days things will clear up and we’ll see some more sunshin…

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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