Carlton Oslo Guldsmeden - Guldsmeden Hotels
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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... The world famous Viking ships and unique burial artefacts from boat graves around the Oslo fjord: Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune. The ships had been used for sea voyages before being hauled ashore for a royal ship burial more than 1100 years ago. The ships were used as burial chambers, richly adorned and with ample supplies of food and drink, dogs and domestic animals, and other artefacts for use in the after life. This was a really interesting ...
... City Hall. An enormous twin towered red brick 50's building, from the front as we approached it, it held no appeal. From here the Nobel Peace prizes are awarded each year ....really? We persevered as I had read that the inside was worth a visit and it surely was. The main entrance was the back and as we approached it quickly became obvious that this was something different. Statutes, wood carvings, gold gilt clock and a 49 bell carillon and then we were inside. huge cavernous spaces ...
We met the legendary Marius aka wolf man. University lecturer, hunter and tour guide for the week. He's very friendly and knowledgeable about all things natural.
Marius drives us to the Norwegian forestry museum. It's a few hours drive. There are trees trees everywhere. We stop off to talk about some forestry issues.
... thank you very much. (Mind you, I did eat it in a corner ... away from society ... that way I didn’t feel too judged). The train from Flam to Myrdal is one of the most beautiful in the world - so I read, and I'll tell you what - they aren't lying. It's 20 km of rail through tunnels and steep cliffs, waterfalls, villages, and mountain goats line the edges. I definitely got lucky and picked a beautiful day to head out on this tour though, hopefully others will be ...
... the relics – from my own observation, better facilities with climate control would probably help a lot, too. While the gold, silver, and cloth materials were likely all stolen long ago, the carvings and completeness of the artifacts are the real reason to see these ships. In fact, one of the ships had its tall bow and stern carvings intact, which is extremely rare. Interestingly, and practically, the Vikings buried these folks (the nicest ship was for ...