By the Way - Rygge
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... the rain came down which added to the misery!!
Finally we were back en-route along a cycle path along the river, heading towards Fredrikstad. Unknowingly, we stumble upon, the famous Norwegian's Polar explorer-Roald Amundsen's home residence!! A museum next door was sadly closed!
We finally arrived in Fredrikstad by late afternoon-only to discover that Fredrikstad was hosting a part of the Tall Ships races!! An annual event held in various locations ...
We´ve just arrived at the Rygge Airport, a 50 minute drive from Oslo. Geographically, Rygge is near Moss, even though the RyanAir web site claims that this is "Oslo". Let me start off with a joke on RyanAir before we take off. Michael O´Leary (CEO of RyanAir) is at a bar attempt at buying a pint of beer. He remarks on it being competitively priced. “So ...
... it’s tongue. As for the display on whaling, it was actually very interesting and informative, presenting the facts without bias. For myself, I can see why whales would be hunted, given their economic and functional value, and could even perhaps accept the old days when man was pitted against whale, and many a brave man died in the industry. However, once they started to fire explosive grenade spears into ...
... You feel more knowledgeable, but at the same time, you feel like you know less about the world because you wonder more about it. It's like a Beatles lyric, "The further one travels, the less one really knows." I certainly feel that way sometimes! It's funny, I find it very hard to remember how I used to think and what I used to think about pre-study abroad.
Anyhow, to the pictures... As you'll see, most of them are in ...
... museum, which I loved (and it was free!) I really do enjoy learning about history and how it has shaped the world we live in today. I'll let the pictures do most of the talking about the museum. It was largely geared toward Norway during WWII.
After leaving the museum campus, I spotted the steeple of the Kirke, and headed on over. Unfortunately, the church itself was locked (what is it with Europeans and locking churches?!), but at least I got ...