Articles for the Bryggen Category


Bryggen, Norway

Being there: Norway — Bergen — gateway to the fiords and more

Known affectionately as the “Seattle of Europe” or “City of Rain” because of its annual precipitation average of 88 inches, Bergen is one of Norway’s warmest cities. For some years, Bergen had umbrella vending machines on its streets. A favorite story has a tourist asking a local boy whether it ever stopped raining. “I don’t […]

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