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400 km - 10000 steps
Today the last stretch of our trip in Norway to the south, before we take the boat back to the continent. After breakfast, we left Vagamo direction Oslo. The advice of the landlady was not to take the E6 towards Oslo, but go over the mountains route 51. And that is what we did. To our surprise this was one of the touristic routes we had on the agenda but were not able to do, so it was a nice bonus.
... the Tekniska Museet, or Science Museum, as they have a temporary feature called "Game On" which is an exhibition of video games. First I visited all of the normal exhibitions, which included some pretty interesting exhibits like an original steam fire engine, but also some really ordinary things, like an old generation iMac, a not terribly old diesel electric generator, and a fridge that was actually newer than the one I have at home. There's a ...
... to Oslo. We had read that it was rather pretty, which it is with many grass covered rooves along the way and some mountains at the northern end.
Now it is difficult taking good photographs from a moving car especially as our video camera has a time delay when taking stills. Result many shots of trees in the way of a desired view. Now it was not that I was complaining much about this or that a particular view grabbed my attention to the extent that ...
... had almost no way of connecting with? It must, at times, have been dreadful.
After Fram, I took a wrong turn on a bus and ended up on the edge of the Oslo fjord. It looked like parts of Oak Bay, and a kayaker paddled past as dogs barked and children drew figures in the snowy sand. The sun was finally shining, and it was like a day back at home - my real home, not Brussels, or Vancouver, but *home*. Pensioners were out for a walk ...
... the city. The ferry docked just near the Nobel Peace Centre so we decided to pay it a visit and arrived just in time to join an English speaking tour.
The Centre is dedicated to the peace laureates and their work which are exhibited in the themes of War, Peace and Conflict resolution. It is a very “high tech” centre and much of it is inter-active so after a 45 minute tour with an excellent guide we all knew a little ...
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