Oslo Norway Archive

Norway Part 3: Fjords and waterfalls washed down with cheese

(Continues from part 2 of this series on Norway.) Bergen is the most popular place in Norway and tourism related services are around from the moment you exit the airport. A constant bus service takes you to downtown and is so busy that you often have to wait a few buses. We got dropped of near Festplassen and walked to Citybox Bergen, where we’d stay for the next 2 days. This is another one of those self-serve hostels that seem to be popular in Scandinavia. Read more...

Norway Part 1: Josh Hartnetts beyond the Arctic Circle.

(Photos are from my iPhone and Shreya’s Sony A-6000.) I went to Norway for 9 days the week before Memorial Day weekend. As is the norm, I was blown away by the pristine beauty of the country, and will certainly go back. There is some great climbing and skiing to be done in Norway in the future. The highlights for this trip were 3.5 days spent in the Lofoten islands and the Sognefjord + Flåm tour. Read more...

Alpine climbing and other adventures