These are a selection of photographs featuring some of the highlights of two journeys I made to Norway, each of about seventeen days duration.







Bergen to Flåm — from the express boat

Oslo to Bergen — from the train

Oslo to Trondheim — from the train

Boats and ferries:

DS Skibladner — steamboat of 1856

Bergen to Stavanger — ferry

Old buildings:

Troldhaugen — Edvard Grieg's house

Lysøen — Ole Bull's extraordinary house

Bergen — Bryggen — mostly c. 18th cent.

Old Stavanger — 200 year old houses

Røros — a 17th century copper mining town

Røros mining museum models

Preserved railways:

Setesdals Railway — Norway's last 3 ft 6 in gauge line

Krøderen Railway — Norway's longest preserved railway

The Old Voss Railway — Preserved mainline at Bergen

Trondheim trams — GråkallBanen

Norwegian Railway Museum — Hamar


For my 2010 visit to Norway I also maintained a Blog during the journey. It may be found here:

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Last updated: 10 November 2013