Ulriken, Bergen

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One of the two carts

The day after our first tour around Bergen we decided to go up another of Bergen’s seven mountains, Ulriken. This is a taller mountain with it’s 643 meters above sea level.

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View of the Mountains at the top

To get up we took the cable carts that are called Perle and Bruse. The weather was a little cloudy, but quite good.

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Photo of the cable cart towers

When we got to the top we had lunch at the lovely restaurant that serves local food. If I wasn’t driving I would have tried one of the local beer.

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Smoked salmon salad

As we sat eating the wind started acting up and there was quite the amount of fog comming in a long with rain.

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Looking down on Bergen

So when we were going down the cable carts was stopped due to the wind. We had to wait for about two hours for the wind to have calmed down enough for it to be safe for us to take it down again.

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Me at the top

It wasn’t the best trip down from there I’ve had. Dangling in the cart not being able to see much. But it was completely safe and we where happy to come down.

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View on the way down

34 thoughts on “Ulriken, Bergen

  1. You are so brave…I would have been freaking out inside (I don’t like heights at the best of times 🙂 ) Thank you for sharing your wonderful experiences…just fascinating 🙂

    1. I knew they wouldn’t take us down unless they thought it was safe. Anyway it’s much safer than doing the hike down when the wind is blowing, the rain is falling and the fog makes sure you can’t see anything. I’m glad you enjoyed the post. Thank you very much for the kind comment.

  2. Glad the view was better going up! 😀 We went up part of Ben Nevis in a cable car – fine going up and dreadful weather coming down. Just glad to touch ground again!

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