Stavanger, Norway

Our third port in Norway was Stavanger, a bustling (for Norwegian standards) town known for its predominant oil industry. The highlight in town is the Gamle Stavanger, a neighborhood of 18th century white washed wooden houses on the west side of the harbor. The narrow cobblestoned walkways weave between quaint homes with white picket fences … More Stavanger, Norway

Eidfjord, Norway

The quaint and idyllic town of Eidfjord offers endless views around every bend. The mountains climb steeply toward the sky and the serene fjord waters offer a unique way to enjoy the scenery. We kayaked all morning around the fjord, admiring the ever-changing mountain sides and cascading falls. The colors change by the minute with … More Eidfjord, Norway

Bergen, Norway

Bergen, nestled on the west coast of Norway, has been a trading post for centuries. It became a bureau city of the Hanseatic League as early as the 13th century. Remnants of the League are seen along the waterfront, as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bryggen. These wooden buildings lean to and fro, with … More Bergen, Norway