Quality Hotel 33
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... better. Plus, it didn’t cost an arm and a leg!
We pass the American Embassy between the restaurant and the hotel. We are thrilled to see that they have planted the rainbow colors on the protective posts guarding the property in honor of Gay Pride Month! Gay flags are everywhere in the city – even flying on the trolleys, and hanging over the entrance to the library. What a wonderful world we are living and traveling ...
... bag on his back properly. What we didn't realise was that the bus stop was about 500 metres away, across a couple of busy streets, and through loads of people walking. We tried to keep up with the lady, but as she only had a small bag and she was running, we didn't have much chance, but she did call out to say she'd try to hold the bus for us. Not sure what happened to the other lady, as she was nowhere to be seen, but when we finally got there, we found out that ...
... base, which also served as Nazi HQ during the occupation. We walked around the fortress for a bit, had some sandwiches and then headed to the National Gallery that houses the only Norwegian painting most people know - The Scream by Edvard Munch. However there was some special exhibition going on, it was kinda pricey and we are not huge fans of Munch, so we skipped the art museum and headed instead to ...
Today was our final full day in Oslo. Still a bit on the drained side, we didn't set too many objectives. We got up for the standard breakfast banquet buffet at around 9.30. The highlight of the Oslo breakfasts hasn't been the omelettes, bacon or fruit, but the chocolate brownies. Yes its evil to serve brownies for breakfast but they are amazing. Our destination today was the museum district of Bygd°y. The means of getting there, by public ferry. A 20 minute walk to the Town Hall had ...
... but, of the 3 cities we visited, we preferred Stockholm.
All seemed very safe places – people just leave their bikes unsecured in the street, we saw barbeques just sitting in front gardens (almost on the street), you pay for your drinks etc at the end of your session (so they trust you not to abscond without paying!), we didn’t see police and security guards everywhere – they obviously trust each other! ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility