Quality Hotel Olavsgaard
Travel Blogs from Skedsmo Municipality
... and our dorm is pretty near the top of the city! The view from our 7th floor terrace is incredible; you can see almost the whole city and at least 40 miles across the fjord. My room is only on the second floor, but its probably the biggest room I've ever lived in, and I even have a full sized desk! I will take pictures of it soon.
As I'm writing, its a little after 10:30 pm and the sun is just starting to think about setting. I'm very excited to get out and explore ...
... This thing had been all over the world and carried its crew to the South Pole and back. They were the first to ever make it there, and the very well laid out museum explained the expedition in thrilling detail. There were several levels, all filled to the brim with interesting exhibits and artifacts from the ship's many voyages. We all kind of split up for this one and took it in at our own pace. You could see the men's actual clothes and tools used on the trek. Brittany ...
... questions. They start pointing at the screen, and I knew this was coming, then lean towards me and ask, "What's that?" Pointing at the spork that looks oddly like some sort of torture device in x-rays. I knew this would be what they wanted to know about because I saw an agent agonize over it at the machines in JFK as well. I never should have brought that spork. After I explained they immediately understood and, surprisingly enough, were the first to ask me about the pills in my bag. ...
... Looking closer I warm to details, the familiar affection of a woman and little girl hugging and filigree women opening and closing a gate. One of the aims of this trip is to discover familiar food in it's original context. The New Style Nordic food is currently fashionable. We have seen Nordic Food Fairs and much promotion of NOMA, said to be the worlds best resturant. One of the tenents of the new style is using local produce. Because seafood ...
... industrial area along the waterfront. The Renzo Piano designed modern-art museum is our neighbor. The area is vibrant with great galleries, canals, restaurants and the people watching is a sport. Lovely day getting our bearings and trying to acclimate -- Kafe Celcius for dinner, lovely fish soup chock full of shrimp, salmon and white fish and then a big bowl of steaming mussels. Our post dinner walk under the full moon along the waterfront was a wonderful way to cap our first day in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed