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4 years ago
Wet cobbles and wooden gables
Wet cobbles and wooden gables

Destination = Bergen, Norway

A major centre of the Medieval Hanseatic trading league and built mostly from wood, with frequent devastating fires resulting in a unique system of public spaces and firebreaks, widened over years to stop the spreading of fire across the city.

Photo: Wet Cobbles and Wooden Gables - Bergen, Norway _ Ian Cochrane