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Travel Blogs from Sandefjord
... those huge EU handouts. Whilst on the subject of roads, I have to mention tolls. We expected to pay them in and around Oslo and other large cities, but have been surprised to be driving down a totally unprepossessing, even poor quality, road to see a sign indicating an automatic road toll in 2km. Nigel’s theory is that they collect the money first then repair the road!
As we drove ...
Sorry about not having an entry for a full week now. This last week has been pretty stressful since I had two big assignments due for my English classes. What with all the writing associated with that, I just wasn't in the mood for blogging. Please understand my predicament.
But now my week is over, I don't have any big papers coming up for at least a couple weeks, so things are much less stressful now. Despite the ...
... I still miss it a bunch. I wanna drive my car!
6. Slush free streets
I don't know why, but the city of Moss just doesn't do a very good job of keeping the streets clear after it snows. It's the same with the sidewalks. They're all just covered in about 2-3 inches of ice. At least in ND, they do a decent job of snow removal.
Have a good week! Enjoy America!
... only to receive it back a full month later with the message "could not deliver to address." Great! I mailed it to the wrong address! (In my own defense, it was the address the study abroad adviser gave me). So, I found the right address and sent it off again. Without the permit/visa, Americans are allowed to stay 90 days in Norway. So here I sat for nearly a month, wondering which 3 month period would end first; the ...
So, as you read at the end of yesterday's entry, we (myself and the two other UND students) had planned on going on a bus tour of Moss today. Well, things didn't quite work out. After hurrying to catch the 11:00 bus (we were running a bit late), we were greeted by a locked, apparently closed, tourist office. Apparently the local tourist industry shuts down for the winter. Wonderful! I guess this should come as no surprise as many ...