Herregards Huset Hotell
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... is an active military base still on the grounds. The guard stands stoically, neither speaking or moving...until a tourist tried to pose for a photograph on his right side, his weapon side. He immediately motioned that she must stand on his left. Once that happened, he allowed several photographs.
The castle still houses the royal chapel and the royal mausoleum. In the chapel, one can see the royal box or balcony. That is obviously where the royals ...
... color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, clean, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px; -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.235294);">Oslo City Hall: This building was free to enter and contained some large murals portraying the city's history. Outside there were stone carvings of Norse mythology with English descriptions. Do you know what a Valkyrie's responsibility was? ...
... Folklore can be very powerful in people's behaviour, just the same as many of our own superstitions. We were absolutely exhausted, with sore feet, when we finally arrived back in our hotel at 7pm. We contented ourselves with take away Indian food for dinner as we were too tired to venture out again. Tomorrow we tour the highlights of Oslo which are further afield. The weather forecast is for fine weather with a top temperature of 20 degrees. Sounds ...
... of galleries. This is an impressive amount for the size of a city like Oslo. Unfortunately we only have 7 hours ashore so to cover all 50 museums we could only afford 12 minutes per museum!! (including travelling time!!) and we’d still have to come back another time to do all the galleries!! Fortunately my research also identified that all 50 are closed as today (Christmas Eve) is the day Norwegians celebrate Christmas and is a national holiday. I don’t feel ...
... the last lift up to the top. We underestimated how far from the station the jump was, however. An intense hike up hill, rushing to make it, we arrived at at 3:59 (with a closing time of 4:00). The doors were already locked and everything. At this point, I also needed to use the bathroom; they barely even let me do that. Luckily, our host had given us another suggestion to have great views of the city, a bit farther up into the ...
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