Bergen, Norway

Bergen says it actually has some of the mildest Winter climate of the Nordic countries, but I think that’s their excuse for not having good summertime weather…

The Bergen streets on the hillside consist largely of small staircases and steep hills, and the occasional cat.
The Bergen streets on the hillside consist largely of small staircases and steep hills, and the occasional cat.
Other than making for awesome treehouses, these huts actually are used for fishing.
Other than making for awesome treehouses, these huts actually are used for fishing.
Really hard to see, but these are salmon farms! Makes it feel a lot less like animal abuse when it's all happening underwater...
Really hard to see, but these are salmon farms! Makes it feel a lot less like animal abuse when it’s all happening underwater…
A little gimmicky, but this friendly-looking deckhand is about to get us a bucket of fresh mountain water to try.
A little gimmicky, but this friendly-looking deckhand is about to get us a bucket of fresh mountain water to try.
This is just bizarre. Most fast food places in Norway have two prices: the higher one reflecting an about 10% increase for the privilege to eat inside the building. I guess it's profitable for them during the 9-month winter.
This is just bizarre. Most fast food places in Norway have two prices: the higher one reflecting an about 10% increase for the privilege to eat inside the building. I guess it’s profitable for them during the 9-month winter.
Farts limited to 40 km/h. So I waited until all the cops left the area.
Farts limited to 40 km/h. So I waited until all the cops left the area.
I got excited that there was a mailbox at the Løvstakken summit.
I got excited that there was a mailbox at the Løvstakken summit.
Freshman orientation
Freshman orientation at the University of Bergen meant that the biggest tourist attraction for the day was the hordes of silly-dressed freshmen.
King crab is not a misnomer, these guys are actually massive.
King crab is not a misnomer, these guys are actually massive.
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