Travel Blogs from Oslo
Woke up at 6:45 and made it down to breakfast in the lobby at 7:30. We loaded the bus at 8:30 and headed on our Oslo sightseeing tour with our local guide. Our first stop was Frogner Park. Frogner Park consists of 75 acres and contains the lifetime work of Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) the most celebrated sculpture artist in Norway. In 1921 Gustav …
Woke up at 6:45 and packed our bags. Breakfast was another wonderful meal filled with too many choices, so I nibbled on a great many different items. We were on the road by 8:30 and on our way to our final destination of Oslo.
Our first stop today was in a nearby town of Torpo, which boasted a Stave Church that was built in 1192 and …
I flew from Brussels to Oslo as the city is fairly hard to get to via train and airfares are pretty cheap nowadays. Brussels airport has won awards as being the best airport in Europe and was actually built by the Germans during the occupation in World War II. It turned out that the Germans built the airport in the best possible location as it had …
... But fortunately, Mother was fine and, when I bemoaned the fact that Heather would not be available to plan another trip (plus Heather had gone on to Norway without me and already seen the Lights), my long-time friend Sandi and I said, "I'll go with you!" And she and I have been trying to find a free January. 2014 finally looked like our time and we have been carefully planning our trip for most of ...
... years of occupation and foreign rule. Once again, my knowledge of this history is found wanting, but I leave the museum a bit better informed.
It's now 4pm and we are so close to the ship we decide to return, get something to eat and drink before heading out for a stroll along the wharf.
It's so warm and there are people everywhere sun baking, sipping wine and swimming. We dipped our toes in the water so at least we can say we have been in the Baltic ...
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