Travel Blogs from Oslo, Norway

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It's been a sizzling fortnight for a proud uncle., Oslo and Elverum, Norway travel blog

It's been a sizzling fortnight for a proud uncle.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... family and friends. To name a tiny few. I revisited my two favorite childhood beaches along Glomma, the largest river in Norway. I enjoyed a few good parties with friends both in Elverum and Oslo, and rediscovered the meaning of a flipping fun nachspiel ...

Coming into Norway, Vigelands Parken, Norway travel blog

Coming into Norway

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... in for one night. We had an extension to 6pm and begrudged paying for another day. It is coming into the busy season in Norway and this caravan park can cater for 3,000 visitors. We moved to Holmenkollen (10 minutes up the road, literally) to the ski ...

Naked Statues!, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Naked Statues!

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... pornography (including child pornography, no doubt) despite the lack of sexuality in nearly all of the statues.  Whereas in Norway, a country which doesn't exactly have a "wild and crazy" reputation, families come to this park for a Sunday outing or ...

CoastalBeauty, Alesund, Norway travel blog

CoastalBeauty

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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As we camped between a mountain and the coast in Alesund, Norway, The mountain being in the east, we were not woken too early by the warm sun on the canvas, and the view to the coast was peaceful. There were quite a few large ships moving around the ...

Oslo, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Oslo

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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After a lovely holiday from the holiday in Melbourne, I'm back in Europe, this time in Oslo, Norway. I've fallen in love with Oslo, but maybe that is because the weather has been so nice. It's actually hot here! And is is only dark for a couple of hours ...

Ferries, FaelandsFjorden, Norway travel blog

Ferries

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... I think that's why we're here, we're all loveing it. We had 3 ferries to catch today. There are so many fjorden coming into Norway the ferries just take us across the waterways, not from island to island. Each ferry had a toll as do many of the roads in ...

Flamsbana railway..., Oslo, Norway travel blog

Flamsbana railway...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... credit card, it would be stupid to get into debt on a country that looks far less exciting than Norway anyway (sorry Kristian!). So, I booked a flight from Tromso to Oslo with the aim of finishing my jaunt on a high... My only regret on this trip, as ...

Cute Drug Sniffing Dog, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Cute Drug Sniffing Dog

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... you need a coin to get in. It's like no free sauce with your meat pie! What are they thinking? Getting the bus to Oslo was an interesting experience to say the least. We like to call it Adventures with Spot, Dick and Jane. We got asked to mind ...

Anyone seen that Painting?, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Anyone seen that Painting?

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... any bags and had just crashed on a spare bed. No one had any idea when he came in or where he came from. Looking through the Oslo guide we found the free section on what to do around town. One of the things was the Munch Art Gallery. The gallery was ...

Dusting off the backpack..., Oslo, Norway travel blog

Dusting off the backpack...

A travel blog entry by rich

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My trip to Norway began with a couple of nights in Oslo, and although my first impressions weren't great, I warmed to it in the end. Perhaps I was a little underwhelmed because the bus journey from the airport had been very scenic, and suddenly I was ...

Tour of Norway - Oslo and Sogneford (Days 1 and 2), Oslo, Norway travel blog

Tour of Norway - Oslo and Sogneford (Days 1 and 2)

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... from where we transferred to a small gauge railway to Flam and then a fast ferry down the longest fjord in Norway - the Sognefjord. During our afternoon in Oslo we walked down to the harbor from where we could take a ferry across the Oslo fjord to ...

Youth-hostelling is usually a great ..., Oslo, Bergen, Voss, Trondheim, Norway travel blog

Youth-hostelling is usually a great ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... boat which he sailed all the way from Morocco to Barbados. We took the bus out to Vigelandsparken which is apparently Norway's most visted tourist attraction and contains over 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. Neither of us had heard of it - Imagine ...

Good result, Alesund, Norway travel blog

Good result

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... I had to drive out of Alesund as a soccer match is quite long and you can't just sit on one beer. The drink driving limit in Norway is .02. I bravely set off to find our campsite for the night and was lucky to find a spot by a lake and with 2 flat areas ...

The loss of a hero, Oslo, Norway travel blog

The loss of a hero

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... , and it kind of, rolls over and dies. The guy calls himself a naturalist. As I said, used to be one of my heroes. When in Oslo, keep well away from this place. And then it happened, don't you just hate it when you pull that camera up for its first shot, ...

Perfectly Nordic, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Perfectly Nordic

A travel blog entry by zento

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... year. Where it's colder than we'd like to remember and definitely the furthest north we'd ever travelled. We found ourselves in Oslo, Norway. I had always romanticized Scandinavia, ever since I read a book on Norse myths and legends in high school. I ...

Oslo, Norway: Evenings on the Waterfront, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Oslo, Norway: Evenings on the Waterfront

A travel blog entry by samber

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... some 20km into the journey. Thankfully the drive was as scenic as ever which made the time pass relatively quickly. The campsite in Oslo sat on a hill overlooking the city and made for a beautiful view both during the day and at night. With the car ...

Vigeland's Oslo, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Vigeland's Oslo

A travel blog entry by zento

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... -wise. We had already prepared for this though, as had our hostel room mate, Peggy. She had been in Stockholm before coming to Oslo and the rain over there had apparently been as common as Ikea. We all wanted to see the Vigeland Sculpture Park so we ...

Discovering the Peace Laureates, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Discovering the Peace Laureates

A travel blog entry by zento

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... the Nobel Peace Prize. All prizes are handed out in Stockholm with the exception of the Peace prize which is done in Oslo. The museum had an astonishing display of technology like a hologram book which would turn its page when you moved your ...

Back to the warmer weather, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Back to the warmer weather

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... room mate. The beer is really expensive. Works out to 5 pounds for half a litre. Good thing I've only had one night out in Norway. The next day I headed off to see the sights. I found the general feel of Oslo a bit non-descript. The architecture was a ...

Oslo, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Oslo

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Le voyage en train de stockholm a oslo fut merveilleux!!! Je crois bien avoir vu 1000 lacs! Il faisait un soleil superbe et dans le confort de ma premiere classe ( c`est quelque chose!) j`ai pu apprecier tous les merveilleux paysages. Parfois le passage ...

In and Out, Oslo, Norway travel blog

In and Out

A travel blog entry by jag

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... Oslo through a series of under-building tunnels we ended up in the centre with the sun again blazing. I was hugely impresses with Oslo and a little disapointed that we weren't going to spend more time here, just a side effect of travelling with others. ...

Første stopp med overnatting, Gardermoen, Norway travel blog

Første stopp med overnatting

A travel blog entry by helguth

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Da er turen igang. Vi sto opp 0615 og tok toget fra Røyken 0705. Kom på Gardermoen 0830 og sjekket inn. Alt gikk etter planen. Flyet var 30 min forsinket da det ventet på passasjerer fra København. Ombordstigningen gikk veldig greit. Alexander var ...

Time to leave again...  :-(, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Time to leave again... :-(

A travel blog entry by krox

My time at home was up and I had to leave home for Boulder again. I needed a follow up on my neck, so I couldn't stay in Oslo any longer. The time flew by. I had a great month at home (except for the weather.) Went for long walks in the woods with Chili ...

XXX in Oslo, Oslo, Norway travel blog

XXX in Oslo

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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Greetings from the smallest capital city in Scandinavia...the city of Oslo, Norway.  What a beautiful journey entering the Norwegian Fjords to arrive in this city which is also the site of the Nobel Peace Prize Award each year.    We ...

First weekend in Oslo, Oslo, Norway travel blog

First weekend in Oslo

A travel blog entry by hansanddoyle

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... school, but nothing unusual to report. We tried a couple of the cafes near my apartment. There's a "Bagel O Juice" and a "Kaffebrenneriet" (Oslo's Starbucks). Bagels aren't bad, but not like back home ;-). My mocha is a little odd - they don't use ...

Heï!!, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Heï!!

A travel blog entry by frank__823

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... pour commencer notre expedition a travers les Fjords norvegiens. Sa va nous aider budgetairement ;-) parlant parce que apparament que Oslo est une des capital les plus chers en Europe. Petit fait cocasse, les Courrones(monnaies norvegienne) sont beaucoup ...

Oslo Day 2, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Oslo Day 2

A travel blog entry by hortonhearsawho

... to see the ski jump.  Wow, it was awesome, amazing and a rewarding experience.  Great views, supposedly it is Norway's most visited tourist attraction.  We were already behind our depature for Stockholm but we too wanted to see The Vigeland ...

We overestimated Oslo..., Oslo, Norway travel blog

We overestimated Oslo...

A travel blog entry by janelle-daniel

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First real day of cruise... Woot! However sadly Oslo, stop one, was a real disappointment. being a sunday everything was closed. Which made for a quiet day. The town itself was quite plain-not particularly pretty, developed or rustic, somewhere strange in ...

BL #6:  Experiencing Interactive Architecture, Oslo, Norway travel blog

BL #6: Experiencing Interactive Architecture

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... other Scandinavian countries held, that Norway was a backward little country.   Maybe that was true during a certain era, but the Norway and Oslo that I've come to know is pretty damn cool!   Oslo will never be Copenhagen or Stockholm, but I ...

Oslo or Christiania, Oslo, Norway travel blog

Oslo or Christiania

A travel blog entry by am1

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Velkommen to Oslo ! Founded in 1049 by King Harold, who setup the Akershus Fortress to deter those pesky Swedes. Norway has an interesting history, from being independent, to being taken over by the Danes, to being handed to the Swedes (both whom ...

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