“Berg” is the etymology of Bergen, the familiar name of the primitive Nordic people, means “mountain” or “mountain cliff”. Furthermore, the cliffs of the two sides stand up, sandwiched between the streams of water that is as flat as a sheet of paper, with deep depths of a unique image of Norway, called fjords by indigenous people. These are narrow bays due to glaciation when melt abrasion forms. There are 1,190 fjords in Norway. Furthermore, when you have mentioned the fjords, you must remember Bergen, as this is the gateway to exploring the pristine beauty of the famous fjords in Norway.
The boat leaves Zachariasbryggen harbor in central Bergen, leaving World Heritage Site as a seaport complex with penthouse roofs such as the scurvy of Viking warriors exploring the expanse of North Europe to out of the world. The more distant the town, the more fairy-tale landscape opened up to the green carpet of pine forest clinging to the steep cliffs. Soak up the green, jade-blue, flattened surface of the Osterfjorden Fjords reflects the enchanting scenery of nature that made the traveler on that cruise ship wonderfully amazed by the magnificent, never-before-seen magnificence.
In addition, occasionally on the itinerary, the pair of cliffs where the waterfalls help visitors catch the coolant flow from the ice melts to share refreshments. The source of pure water, ensuring the safety of such direct drinking would be a luxury if compared with a journey somewhere wandering in his hometown.
Then, the boat continues to Vikanes, Mostraumen, where the cliffs of the hills narrow into the narrow bay and approach the end of the fjords, Modalen, where the homes of indigenous peoples are separated from the civilized world. Furthermore, if you book tour for traveling, the tour guide will introduce that the owners of those houses are the super-rich. Moreover nice little house, playing with the mountain side, would bring the feeling of being at the gate of paradise, land – heaven – people – nature as a harmony.
After more than a half-day of wandering on the scene, the travelers return to reality when the ship docked at Zachariasbryggen. An ancient Bergen opened, the city founded by King Olav Kyrre from 1070, was the capital of Norway and gradually became the most important commercial center in Norway thanks to the port. The rows of warehouses, dwellings for craftsmen sprout up in the harbor of Bryggen from 1360 – when the Hanseatic City Trade Union is headquartered in Bryggen. The peaceful beauty of the Bryggen seaport today has seen three major fires (1702, 1855, 1916), and the bombing of the Second World War. Almost people thought that Bergen is no longer able to retain its rustic beauty, but thanks to exploration and oil exploration in the 1970s brought the resources, helping Bergen revive. The old storehouse is embellished, edited, preserved, and converted into a museum, restaurant, and souvenir shop and recognized as a World Heritage Site (since 1979).
Next, to the harbor, another ideal destination for both locals and visitors is the fish market every day. Although it is no longer a major port of call with fish as the main item more than 800 years ago, there is still a special attraction. A walk through the market will be an opportunity to meet indigenous people, explore the variety of fish caught in the day. The fish market in Bryggen is also a gastronomic space, with most of the products are made from fish, eels, shrimp, and endemic seafood such as whales and crabs. Popular dishes include salmon grilled salmon, fried herring, grilled fish; smoked eel … are tasty and easy to remember when referring to Bergen. The beauty of Bergen has been dubbed “the land of promise” for those who love a peaceful life, a place to live slowly, enjoy great value from the natural landscape, historic values of the ancient city Glass and meet the friendly people.
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