Bergen: Exploring the gateway to the fjords of Norway
By: Rebecca McCormick: iTravel! - The Sentinel-Record
Submitted photoPORT OF CALL: Norway’s most international city, Bergen, grew up around its colorful harbor — the hub of commerce, seafaring and craftsmanship. Because this area remains much as it was in the 11th century, Bergen is designated a World Heritage City.
Submitted photoOLD-TIME RELIGION: Construction of St. Mary’s Church in Bergen, Norway, is believed to have begun around 1130 and continued for half a century, making it the oldest remaining building in the city. Although the structure is closed for renovation until 2015, it represents Bergen&r...