Best Western Gjoevik Hotel
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... pleasant, filled with rural life on gently rolling hills. We were all a little surprised, thinking of Norway as a land of sea and mountains. We arrived at Oslo Central Station downtown about twenty minutes later. After getting our bearings (and our coats!) we found a "mini bank" (ATM) and grabbed some crowns (8 ish Kroner to 1 USD). The south side of the train station had a gorgeous view of the harbor and we could even see the DFDS Seaways ferry that ...
... Erikson, Ulrika Johnsenn, Volvo and possibly Yalkult. More "techno trouser" type people board the train at various stops. At about 10:30 a rather broody Gothic "Brad Pitt" wafts past. He is dressed in black cobwebs and snuggles up to a butch baseball capped snow plough driver who looks like Tyrone from Coronation Street!!! Opposite me smoulders a leather trouser clad faded blonde with a cruel mouth. She chats away in Swedish on her ...
... have the same number so you weren’t alone but you were all spread throughout the ‘<i>Rising Sun’. </i>Now Roisin was already ahead of the game in as much as when she went up to collect the papers from the front, she took a number 12. Those poor sods who had picked up a number <i>‘1’</i> or <i>‘2’</i> had their work cut out as we only had to stand up once!! We did well scoring 39 out of 45. ...
... For almost 500 years, Hallvards Cathedral was the most important church in the city. After a great fire in Oslo during 1624, King Christian IV decided to move the city a few kilometers west to be protected by Akershus Fortress. Construction of a new ...
... boat in Norway (a 6000 year old dugout canoe) to the latest oil rig. Quite an interesting overview of shipbuilding techniques and propulsion with a nice exhibit of figureheads and other old shipboard equipment.
Immediately next door is the Fram Museum – housing the ship that Amundsen took to the South Pole after finding out that Perry had already "claimed" the North Pole. This ship also traveled to the north Polar Regions and was a workhorse ...
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- Outdated and Overrated....