Clarion Collection Hotel Savoy
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... lakes and forests lost in a misty haze .... only for us to round a bend and for there to be crystal clarity .. with no mist in sight ... Now back to Len)
What to say about Oslo? Least fave of our three capitals exploration of Scandinavia. Again, personal opinions here & each to their own. Unlike Helsinki & especially Stockholm, just found Oslo to be a bit of a drab city (much of the old was destroyed by fires & redevelopment). It has nice parks ...
... course, the technique to using a dry suit is also very different than the technique required to use a wetsuit and BCD. Trying to get my buoyancy right, I felt like a beginner again. There were definitely times when I fell too much or was beginning to float away.
On the third dive, the one guy had gone home, and we had gotten new tanks. It was just the 3 of us, no instructor under water (although he was watching from nearby). I did end up floating away towards ...
... lightening was quite spectacular. Yes, it rained, yes, I went home, yes I packed.
Looking forward to Gothenburg - my father lived there for 14 years and also attained Swedish Citizenship (he had to read, write and speak Swedish before they would consider this). Shame he wasn't with me to show me around.
Love to all and hopefully my Finnish SIM and UK SIM will decide to work once I hit Sweden.
... toured City Hall. It is a huge brick building with painting of various stories from Norse mythology lining the outside plaza. On the inside every surface seemed to be covered with a mural of some sort, it almost didn't even feel like the same building on the inside compared to what it looked like on the outside. The end of the even was spent in the Summit. A bar on the 21 floor. It provides a great view of the city and a relaxing way to end the ...
... to carry extra stuff around - but maybe not so clever when I was reminded how expensive things are here. I finished off by wandering down to the Opera House and taking a few shots from the roof. Before I left I had been tossing up with the idea of taking a one day trip from Oslo, 'Norway in a Nutshell'. It is apparently one of the more spectacular trips, highlighting Southern Norway's natural features, especially their fjords. In the end ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed