Travel Blogs from Oslo
... the tourists.
Back on the road again and we skirted Karlstad, where I spent a week in February 2003 covering Possum's efforts in the Swedish Rally. It was 22 degrees and sunny today. It was between minus 10 and 17 twelve and a half years ago and everything was white!
Continuing west we left the lake and stopped for fuel at Arjang. Now with 4000 kms of the odo the DS3 is down to 4.1 lit/100 kms for the whole trip. Then we stopped in the last town in Sweden for an ice cream and ...
... be squeezed into our brains (you can only soak up so much information per day and we didn't have hours to allocate to each museum, so wanted just the highlights), but the film was instructive, although a little too fast. You can climb all through the boat but it's cramped and can be claustrophobic if there are too many tourists. As soon as a huge tour group showed up, we exited the museum quickly. They were very ...
... Melissa found a friend.
Dinner on the ship was in the main dining room and we went to the show afterwards. I failed to mention that two nights before we also went to the show, which was a Broadway review. The cast of performers for the Broadway show is a troop put together just for the purpose of performing on this ship. Young singers ...
On Saturday we went for an afternoon walk around through a nearby forest trail and around a lake for a couple of hours which was nice to get some fresh air. After this we went to Christel and Ray's for nacho Saturdays and watched a couple of films. Sunday was a lazy day, before we headed over to have Christmas dinner Norwegian style! They have a very salty lamb dish with potato and a swede ...
THE SCREAM by Edvard Munch (he did many versions of the Scream)
The Scream has been the target of several high-profile art thefts. In 1994, the version in the National Gallery was stolen. It was recovered several months later. In 2004, both The Scream and Madonna were stolen from the Munch Museum, and were both ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Charming and with great location, but could need some upgrading
- Didn't like it that much
- Great hotel, great location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $179
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Tollbugaten 4, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $173
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Orrington | Ranchfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Aguascalientes | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....