Travel Blogs from Fredrikstad
For better or worse, I rejoined the North Sea Cycle Route. I say that because it can be difficult to follow and poorly signed, and for some reason often unnecessarily sends you on rough dirt and gravel roads were could be rocky, muddy, etc. on one occasion, the road was closed for repair!
I woke up and packed in a light rain, which is a pet peeve because it means my things get packed wet! Then I went down to a nearby gas station and used their bathroom, and bought ...
In Oslo we over-nighted on the car park for a park full of wonderful sculptures by Gustav Vigeland, and described in my fellow blogger’s post as ‘a quiet spot’. He obviously wasn’t there on the night when hundreds, even thousands of Norwegian-track-suited Oslo teenagers completed their final day at school and chose the Sculpture Park as the place ...
... can remember since I got here. There were white caps in the bay area. As we walked out on the pier, you could smell the sea in the air, which for a North Dakota boy is a very foreign smell.
So yeah, if you've been wondering what's going on with me lately, that's it. If I'm not doing homework, I'm out sightseeing, just enjoying what Moss has to offer. In the weeks since Dublin, I've come to realize that I am really going to miss this ...
... lives the room!
Slowly throughout the day, students have been returning from their winter holidays. (and by holiday, I mean vacation.) It's really nice to have some people around this place again. The silence was driving me crazy! Finally there are signs of life back at ACN!
So yeah, pretty chill day here. Tomorrow, much of the same. Hopefully most of the others will be back by the end of ...
... don't get me wrong - the daily concentration of adventure and excitement is quite a bit higher than in ND, and the experience of studying abroad is something that has no equal stateside. That being said, less than extraordinary days are bound to happen, and this has surely been the case yesterday and today. That's just the non-sugar-coated truth!
Tonight we played Risk! (the game of world domination) I went in thinking that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed