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WINDING UP ON NORWAY’S WEST COAST

Norway may not be the cheapest country for a drive, but the upside is you will mostly have its majestic beauty and prize-winning roads to yourself.

Norway means ‘narrow way through the straits’, rather apt, given the mighty glacial fjords that lacerate its western coast. Admittedly there’s not much that’s spellbinding as I roll north out of Bergen. The majesty comes later; for now I’m passing the engineering workshops and other small factories serving the oil and gas industry that has made the city rich – again. The charming buildings that surround the harbour are a reminder that Bergen was a successful business centre for many centuries, going back to its days as a Hanseatic port. 7

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In the May issue… hop from one blissful Greek island to another on a Great Escape to the Northeast Aegean; find what's new out of the workshops, kitchens and performing spaces of Amsterdam's most innovative locals; follow in the footsteps of the pioneering Victorian-era traveller Lady Florence Dixie through the wilds of Chilean Patagonia; discover some of the world's best architecture from the 20th and 21st centuries; and much more

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