Day: 31 October 2020

Let’s visit Bergen

With Bergen we were now in the second largest city of Norway, but with 284.000 inhabitants still a small one. The mountains rise steep behind the coast and only the surrounding islands provide space for the suburbs of Bergen. The city of Bergen was founded around 1070 and in 1350 a “Kontor” or trading post of the Hanseatic …

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Hiking the Old King’s Road

By chance we had discovered a hiking route leading along a historic road connecting the East with the West of Norway. This route is called Kongevegen (King’s Road) and leads over the mountainous Filefjell from Laerdal to Valdres. Already in the evening we managed to walk along this old road in the Galdane section. The …

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