Thon Hotel Cecil
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and got to see some of the city along the way. Vigeland is a beautiful park with over 200 statues by a Norwegian artist from the 1940's. All of Vigeland's statues of people have Orc'ish proportions which is somewhat unsettling and kind of funny.
We spent the early evening walking around the pedestrian streets in the city center and settled for a Burger King meal at $18 each. Confirms what everyone has told us - Oslo is an expensive city to ...
... Like the pyramids, the burial grounds were pillaged by thieves. So most of the items found were wooden. I was surprised by the craftsmanship! Some of the carvings were quite good! You think of Vikings as grunting barbarians who plunder villages. But apparently a lot of them were farmers and craftsmen. One of the buried people died from a wound to his leg. That was a very gory way to kill someone since you cripple them and then kill them using other weapons. The ...
There seems to be a larger ethnic population in Oslo. Also, there seems to be a strong democratic influence reinforced even by the signs on the washrooms.
Meal prices are very expensive but we did manage to find a very nice small restaurant which was more reasonable - 2 meals + 2 beers = $ 65.
The hotel is a very modern Radisson Bleu. This is a conference hotel chain throughout ...
... old man carrying someone who was sick, possibly his brother and so on. After the park it was close to lunch time and we were both getting pretty hungry so we went to the supermarket. While we were at the shops, it made sense that we get everything we needed for the trip to Bergen as well as dinner that night. Sverre went off and got all the food he needed for lunch dinner and camping. I was a bit shocked since I thought we were getting food together that we would share, like ...
... going selfguided and it turned out to be a good decision because it was so hot.We started with a quick photo stop at the Opera House which was completed in 2008. This boxy and low-slung glass center is a state-of-the-art, 1,400 seat theatre. It is made from Italian marble and stone that descends to the water and you can walk on the roof. Next was a twisted drive through the city with historic landmarks pointed out; Sonya ...