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The Coastal Path in Bergen – Tall Ships and Busy Bryggen

We knew there was some sort of tall ship festival which coincided with our time in Bergen, but we didn’t realise how very busy it would be.  From afar, it all looked quite pretty. There were some magnificently beautiful ships … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Viking Ship Museum

The Vikingskipshuset, or Viking Ship Museum, lies on the Bygdøy Peninsula to the west of Oslo City Centre. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations – beware the coach tours!  What can be a relatively peaceful museum trip at … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Amsterdam – The Amsterdam VOC

On 8 January 1749 The Amsterdam, a cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company, left North Holland on its maiden voyage to the East Indies.  The ship got to Beachy Head in the English Channel where struggled for several … Continue reading

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