Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen, Oslo
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... around on, and it overlooks the water in the fjord, so the view is breathtaking. Basically the entire thing is made of white, textured marble, intended to create a walking path that slopes up towards the roof of the building. So I made the climb with a smile, and set off to find a biking tour I read was very comprehensive.
There were two things wrong with how that played out: first of all, it was raining, and secondly, the tour guide was a huge know-it-all that really didn't ...
... roofs. The way the road cut through the landscape reminded me of Wisconsin because of the granite rock walls we wound through. After getting settled at 93 Brottet gate, Inger laid out a Norwegian feast of ruggebrod, flatbrod, gravlax, jarlsberg cheese, gtetost, ham, roast beef, shrimp salad and potato salad. We were having a great time! With little sleep the night before and the 6 hour time change, we decided it ...
... it's not necessary - I can leave them in a Tupperware box I've brought to prevent the DEET mozzie-rep from being squashed and leaking and corroding everything it touches. Rucksack, day sack and liquids pass through X-ray. Annoyingly, the liquids tray is sidelined for further scrutiny and I wait for 15 mins whilst they interrogate two Australian octogenarians on their pills and potions - clearly not terrorists.
Huffing and puffing I ...
... and a few more a bit further on, so it was like a giant flock of tourists (gaggle of tourists? No, probably a goggle of tourists!) all heading up the street. Most of them turned off towards the folk museum, and we kept going up towards the Viking Ship Museum. As soon as you walk in the place, there's an absolutely gigantic Viking ship, which was perfectly preserved where it was found. It's huge, with the serpent heads at the ends, and intricate carvings along the sides. It was ...
We also went to Oslo’s Cathedral (we always check out the Cathedrals!!) but weren’t much impressed with this one. It was very small for a Cathedral – unusual in that it’s as wide as it’s long! It had some impressive ceiling paintings but it probably won’t stick in our minds as a highlight of our trip!
We went to Vigeland Park which has 212 granite and bronze ...
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