Radisson Blu Park Hotel
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We were on an excellent mostly three-lane highway (speed limit noted as 110kph), it seemed to have been carved out of solid rock for most of the way, we went through three extremely long tunnels and a couple of shorter ones. Farms seemed typically to have two-storey white houses with red roofs, and they all had big red barns a short way from the houses. There was a lot of haymaking going on, we could see the yellow paddocks ...
... viking ships were on display. After taking a few photos the rest of the day was free. I spent the day exploring Oslo with Cassandra, starting out at the most feral McDonalds I've ever seen, rubbish everywhere. I can only imagine what the toilets would have been like.
Took in a lot of Oslo's sights, including the Royal Palace, National Gallery, Cathedral ...
... 3 so we ditched our bags and decided to head out to explore. Tai said he fancied a hot chocolate and a sandwich so we walked around for a while until we found a cute local cafe with bench seats at the window which faced out over the high st, we were stood at the counter looking at the options when tai pretty much dragged me out the shop claiming he was far too hungry for just a sandwich and could we please go somewhere else- like it was my idea!! He'd soon spotted ...
... but the boys confirmed it. It was a very polite message inviting immigrants to leave voluntary. Apparently, there is a bit of a grudge, considering up until 5 or 6 decades ago, Norway was actually a fairly poor country. It wasn't until the discovery of oil that the country became rich (and apparently anti-immigration). I guess it's good we were only there visiting, although I have to say, I would love living in Norway for a time at some ...
... boat in Norway (a 6000 year old dugout canoe) to the latest oil rig. Quite an interesting overview of shipbuilding techniques and propulsion with a nice exhibit of figureheads and other old shipboard equipment.
Immediately next door is the Fram Museum – housing the ship that Amundsen took to the South Pole after finding out that Perry had already "claimed" the North Pole. This ship also traveled to the north Polar Regions and was a workhorse ...