Frogner House - Skovveien 8
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After a rather nice train ride from the airport we headed into central Oslo at Frogner house apartments in Frogner district. Very luxurious apartment block , lovely and warm and no need for all the packed warm nightwear!
after a quick walk round we found a bar for a glass of wine each (bargain at £8 a glass..) then headed for a local shop for some pasta to cook at the apartment.
... hours, and someone had packed our lunch in their suitcase instead of their backpack ( I claim extenuating circumstances). One thing that has amazed us is that we pass borders without realising it and the most reliable marker we have of being in a new country is that my phone buzzes and Telecom welcomes me to the new country, tells me who the new provider is and reminds me that NZ rates do not apply. It's a weird world. BUT at ...
... or for locals to come for a day in the sun. From here it was back on the tram to the pier where we bought some ferry tickets to get us out to the Viking Ship Museum, you can get there by bus however the water is always a more scenic option. This museum houses 3 authentic Viking ships dating as far back the year 840 which were uncovered in an archeological dig in the early 1900's. The preservation is amazing after so many years and is due largely to the type of ...
... Sunday we drove around to Bygdoy island, the museum island of Oslo and visited the Kon-Tiki museum; the Fram museum and the Viking ship museum. I think I have now done my quota on all maritime related museums (having already visited HMS Belfast in London, the Shackleton exhibition in Dublin and TitanicBelfast). Seriously though, all 3 museums were fascinating. Kon-Tiki told the story of ...
... 1.83m (6ft)! In 800s! What were they eating!? The women were 1.53m, but still. The ships themselves were pretty neat. Looked really aerodynamic. But they only had the bare hull, so it wasn't like majestic.
The Viking museum seemed a little short, so the national folk museum was next. This is the first open air, interactive folk museum I've been to in Europe I think! I've been to these in the Middle East and Asia. They are super fun because they have ...