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... to think they were buried more than 1000 years ago and we get to see them and all they contained today.
After a drive back through the city, with a short detour to see the modern opera house designed to look like a glacier, we arrived back at the ship. We still had a few Norwegian kroner (left from the Norway cruise) to spend so we visited a nearby shop and spent it on snacks – potato chips (which we had been craving), some ...
... that he will send me the clip. It's funny now, but wasn't funny then. Kaye has also some quite amusing photos which I'll post once she sends them to me.
It was a 2 hour flight to get to Oslo from Longyearbyen - which was snowing slightly as we left. Oslo was a totally different ball game and was about 18 degrees. Which meant that we were very hot very quickly in our thermal underwear and big heavy ...
... so after all these years of waiting, tomorrow I should hopefully step foot into a country I have waited years to visit.
My little Honda Transalp as per usual is simply still going strong and has not missed a single beat so far. As I'm in no hurry she is giving me fantastic fuel economy and is simply running a treat.
In Norway the road speeds are extremely slow and so my little machine will live up to her name as the "Put-Put" and will hopefully soon be putting along the mountain roads of ...
... palace. The palace was nothing special. Fancy building #342 I think. Bored military guard that has to stand at attention #14
On our way there, we discovered that cans and bottles all have a 1 Kroner deposite that gets returned at the grocery stores. That`s about 16 cents per can. Amber`s cans and bottles habit kicked in, and our walk to the park turned into a homeless search for litter. She still has a scrap of shame, so she would ...
... in one night and dress them. You'd need a team of people though, this guy made hundreds of naked people statues, and some of them have multiple naked people.
I think the most famous of the minor statues is the angry baby. There were crowds of people around him (and not the other statues) and his hand is a different color, probably from being touched so often. The other famous statues is the big pillar in the center. It's basically a big stack of naked bodies. I ...
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 $150
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
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
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- 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, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $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, 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
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
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....