Carlton Oslo Guldsmeden - Guldsmeden Hotels
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... years ago - that another day or two here would've been great!
Back then, Oslo was very proud of its shiny new Opera House on the waterfront, a testament to the city's continued growth as a leading modern capital. Unfortunately, in my rush to see everything in town, I completely forgot to pop over there for a quick visit; since then, it's been on my bucket list not only to come back to Oslo, but to also ensure that I finally manage to see the Opera House.
... a couple of hours in the museum and then back to town to the National Gallery. There were two floors that were just crammed with paintings and masses of tour groups. We were held up outside for 15 minutes because they said the museum was full, but then they let a tour group in (to go to the toilet) and then they suddenly were all queuing on the inside. We started to get noisy and angry and wouldn't let the tour group go past - and then the doorman ...
... hall which was right in front of our ship. We did some shopping, and walked a block to a city park. Now we expected to see all the tulips in Holland, but we found the most beautiful tulips in downtown Oslo. Go figure. These also were not wet yet. Half a day of sun. Stunned! After walking around shooting photos of tulips for a while, plus a visit to Hard Rock Cafe our luck ran out again. One drop, two drops, down comes the rain again. ...
... so busy that I didn't get a look in. And the fish and chips (small) was NOK95 (approx $19.50). It looked good though, but I had a left over piece of peppered smoked mackerel in the fridge at home!
Sunday was quite a dismal day and the very gray clouds over the neighbouring forest had fun emitting continuous grumbles of thunder for most of the day. So for about an hour I sat in the shade downstairs and read a ...
... late lunch at the fragrance of the heart cafe, which is a cosy little vegetarian cafe near the city hall with plenty of vegan options. It's been pretty hot here in Norway which I wasn't expecting, my body hasn't known what weather to get used to lately, we've been jumping from summer to winter and back again so much. We were then starting to think about how on earth we were going to possibly get to Theodor Kittleson's house, the famous Norwegian fairy ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed