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Destination fashion Charger Jacket in Blue Slate $399 obermeyer www.obermeyer.com Be Warm. sept/oct 2014 95 FOR THE HISTORY BUFF Bergen What to do Meander the narrow cobblestone streets of Bryggen (norwegian for wharf), an enchanting area along the Vagen harbor which was established in the 1360s and includes 61 colorful and often sagging wooden buildings that originally housed trading firms. Book a room at the Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret (www.nordicchoicehotels.com), a hip hotel located in the historical core of the city that caters to celebrities like Rihanna and Kayne West. Hop on the funicular to Mount Fløyen, where the view is astounding and trolls have been spotted along the hiking trails. Head to the edvard Munch exhibition at the KODE Art Museums of Bergen (www.kodebergen.com) to get a peak at a unique version of The Scream, which Munch drew with pen and ink. Enjoy the sunset over the fjord with a table on the outdoor terrace at Kafe Kippers (www. usf.no). Housed in an old sardine-canning factory, the café has an artsy vibe and tasty cuisine. FOR THE NATURE LOVER GEiRanGERfjoRd - ÅlESund & SunnMøRE What to do Be close to nature with a 3- or 5-hour meditative hike in complete silence with Merete’s Zen Garden (www.mereteszengarden.no). Enjoy a sightseeing cruise aboard the M/S Geirangerfjord (www. geirangerfjord.no) and discover the unESCo World Heritage Geirangerfjord and the famous “Seven Sisters” waterfalls. Enjoy the stylish, spacious and comfortable rooms at the Quality Hotel Waterfront (www.nordicchoicehotels. com). lastly, soak up some norwegian history at the Sunnmøre Museum (www.sunnmore. museum.no) and marvel at around 40 historic seacraft, including replicas of Viking-era ships and a commercial Henrik Loen in Burgundy $279 Moods of norway www.moodsofnorway.com trading vessel from ad 1000. Isoline Travel Set $495 tabula Rasa www.shophorne.com Images Courtesy of Erik Østlie, Folgefonni Breførarlag, Terje Rakke/ Nordic Life AS/Fjord Norway, Cole Rise/Matador Network, Bergen Tourist Board/Oddleiv Apneseth, Christer Rønnestad, Fjord Norway & Terje Rakke/Nordic Life AS/Destinasjon Geirangerfjord Trollstigen Corra Jacket in Black $249.50 obermeyer www.obermeyer.com Process NX Ski Pant $299 obermeyer www.obermeyer.com Kodiak Ski Pant $249 obermeyer www.obermeyer.com Sunday Beanie $29.50 obermeyer www.obermeyer.com


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