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... but has a checkered history, having been one of the locations for Heinrich Himmler's Aryan breeding programs - Norwegian girls having children with SS officers! Part of the drive to breed the pure Aryan race. It seemingly started with good intent, to provide places for unwed mothers to have their children and not have to have abortions (apparently the rate being very high in Germany at the time). ...
... 200 old age tree one tree producing 500 kg of fruit. Best part was the delicious apple pie cream and ice cream.
The weather has been hot today.
Stayed at Dr Holms Hotel this hotel:
- 1909 Hotel opened the same time as the railway between Oslo and Bergen. Dr Holms as health resort for respiratory diseases.
- 1940-45 Under German occupation with ...
... still put that much heart and soul into our architecture? The next few generations will be so unimpressed with most of our modern day buildings. After we drove to the fjords. This required us to drive over a mountain range with snow and pretty dark and light blue iced over lakes. Lunch and ice cream Home for packing and dessert party Talked with Anne about where todo after Germany Poker with Oola, Thomas, and ...
... with their names and then quickly modified them as they knew Americans would pronounce it. After the quick intros, it was back to speaking Norwegian and avoiding English in front of the crowd. Bim had told us earlier that people are embarrassed to speak English to us because they think they sound funny or are saying things wrong. After learning this I went out of my way to encourage English and nod and act like I knew exactly what they were saying. I think this made people feel ...
... Airlines (food & beverage available for purchase onboard)
Cost: Euro 240/pax (one way only, includes 1 check-in luggage for each passenger)
Duration: Depart 12:00, 23:15 arrival (transit wait time: 6hrs)
Booked: Direct from www.norwegian.no
Transport to Airport: Taxi (book through Hotel front desk)
Cost: NOK 446 (with holiday surcharge)
Duration: Less than ...