Travel Blogs from Oslo
... the shop where I bought a couple tiny skis and a tiny Viking ship (both destined to be Christmas ornaments). Our final stop on the tour was the Viking Ship Museum located on the scenic Bygdoy Peninsula. The most visited museum in Norway, the museum houses three enormous Viking ships and a host of other artifacts found in royal burial mounds in the Oslo fjord. The ships and all they contained were well-preserved by the blue clay that covered them. ...
... me) and a waffle and norwegian brown cheese for Kaye. Mine cost $11 and Kaye's was just a bit cheaper.
We were picked up by the airport bus on time and it cost us about $11. We saw quite a few familiar faces at the airport - people who had been on the M/S Expedition with us and were heading off to different points in Europe. Met up with the guy who had videotaped me floundering in the snow and ice and ...
... to reach Oslo. When looking at the map it seems such a short distance for such a long period. However, other than all the miles I did yesterday it has been quite relaxing so far but tomorrow on arrival into Oslo will be the main start of the journey.
Norway is a place I have been planning to visit for many years and on quite a few occasions have even planned a route or booked a holiday to this country. Things however simply never worked out and every such time I have had to cancel ...
The hotel offered some Norwegian options for breakfast. This fish paste in a tube seems to be pretty popular and some brown thin square thing individually wrapped. It kind of tasted like smoked cheese, but it could have just as easily been another type of fish paste. They also had smoked salmon and a white fish. Pretty good. The rain had gone away and the sun was out, finally. Our first stop for today was the sculputure park across town via ...
... br> From there, we met and headed out to Vigeland Sculpture Park. The basic story is that an artist decided that he was going to make a deal with the city. They pay him for the rest of his life, and he gives them all of the works he makes. Sweet deal! As a result, the city has this huge park containing thousands of his works. All of his works are naked people in various positions, so I think it would be a hilarious prank to make clothes for all of the statues ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Foenix Oslo
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- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
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Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
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Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
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Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
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Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
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Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
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Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 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
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Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....