Today, after sleeping in once again, I am feeling much better! We got ready and grabbed a couple sandwiches to eat while we watched the world go by. We then spent the day walking through a few of Bergen's several small museums.
The first was the Bryggen City Museum. This adorable little museum had a room full of artifacts from daily life for Bergen citizens throughout the past millenium. The other room had outlines of old wooden houses that used to be standing where the museum is now (below). They describe the excavation that happened underneath the homes and shows how close together and small the houses were.
We then went over to Hakon's Hall. In the 1200s when it was built, Hakon's Hall was the largest and most impressive royal building in Bergen. Now, you barely notice it from the street!
Afterwards, we walked our sore feet to the grocery store to pick out some dinner items and headed back home. We ate our food and hung out in the common room for a while.
Later in the evening we made it back to our room and met some new guys who are bunking with us. Here are our new friends from Norway, Chile, and the Netherlands! We stayed up late talking about life, education, and politics in our respective countries.