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... cuisine. Jude had a reindeer and moose casserole and I went for the whale! Quite tender and not that strong tasting. I can understand why certain cultures like it, but wont miss it if i never have it again.
We were going to have cloud berries for desert - a Scandi specialty - but they were all gone so it was rhubarb for me and chocolate moose for her. And that ended our Oslo stay on a perfectly cloudless day, with the whole harbourside in party mood on a Saturday ...
... didn't even have a mocha on the drink's list. And then it was time for another half lap of the bus route to get back to the apartment before the service finished for the day.
Norway has only existed as a country since 1905 when it peacefully broke away from Sweden which had ruled it for a century after the Danes had run the place previously. Norway then asked a Danish prince to be the modern day King and his wife just happened to be ...
... of Sweden on a quiet rural back road.
Rune stones are carvings on rock faces, with colouration. Our one - we were the only people there - is about 1000 years old from the Viking era. The pictures tell a story. You could say it is a very old fashioned comic book.
Back on the road we drove through Orebro, home of the original Stig (world rally champion Stig Blomqvist, who had a Kiwi wife for a while) and then Karlskoga, the birthplace of Albert Nobel, the originator of all the ...
We decided to take the train back to Oslo, and the 'scenic' tag certainly turned out to be true. The train swept through snow capped mountains and ran alongside fjords. We broke the journey high in the mountains at a little place called Myrdal. It is the end point of The Flam railway, the steepest line in Norway. It took 20 years to build, 1920-1940, is 20 ks long, and has 20 tunnels, 18 ...
... different about Scandinavian beds is that they all seem to have a very thin mattress on top of their mattress or base, and it is this thin mattress that the bottom sheet is fitted to. Then instead of having a double size doona (duvet), they have 2 x single ones. So the bed doesn't look quite as neat, as it is a bit bulky, particularly in the centre where the 2 x doona 's overlap, but it is quite sensible / practical as you can have 2 ...