Norway: Stegastein viewpoint

On our drive back to Bergen from the Borgund Stave Church, we stopped at the Stegastein viewpoint in Flam. The Stegastein viewing platform hangs 30 metres out from the mountain walls and 650 metres up from the fjord.  The views are breathtaking. It feels like you are hanging over the mountain.  People drive or hike…

Norway: Borgund Stave Church

The main reason why we rented a car was to get out of the city and explore Bergen’s surroundings. Which I completely suggest doing if you can! We took a day trip from Bergen through the Fjords (literally) to Borgund, where one of the few remaining original wooden Stave Churches rests.  The Borgund Stave Church is an…

Norway: Rodne Fjord Cruise

Gateway to the Fjords… Bergen is the gateway city to the fjords, so naturally our goal was to see as many of fjords as possible.  After some extensive research, we decided to book a Rødne Fjord Cruise.  Boy, we are glad we did! The views were fantastic! As we were coming back to the harbor, we got…

Welcome to Norway!

We escaped winter in New York to find out what winter in Norway was like! Beautiful view from the plane.  We flew with Norwegian Airlines. Watch the video here. We spent this past week in Norway’s south western coast.  Our experiences were magical and the landscape was breathtaking.  Bergen is listed as the rainiest city…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining the journey! My husband and I love to travel and find good beer & coffee. We hope you enjoy the ride! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton