Rica Holmenkollen Park Hotel
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... dying, people near the bottom and young people climbing up and over others near the top. While we really didn’t have the time to look at all of the sculptures in detail, it was very interesting and made us think that we really ought to visit the sculpture garden closer to home in Grand Rapids, MI.
After walking through the garden we got back into the bus for the drive to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. On the drive we got to see some of the ...
... across the open ground. I got a bit scared because I'd read that you had to be careful of wild animals because of rabies. Luckily it decided not to chase us - but just have a look at its face!!!! Would you feel comfortable being confronted with this??
We saw almost more wildlife along the road this morning than we'd seen with the expedition, there was the reindeer, geese and other birds. It was a good ...
... near the coast and I manage to snap quite a few wonderful shots of the historic buildings of this city.
Between us heading north and the ferries on the west/east sailings between Helsingborg and Helsingor in Denmark its almost a game of dodge the ferry as the whole area of sea is filled with ferries going in all directions.
After that bit of excitement its simply into the open sea and so its time for dinner and return to my cabin.
It was here in my cabin that ...
... a bit pretentious and maybe over my head (look at the way the lines here curve to capture the sound.)
Also, I have to admit that I'm not a huge fan of his art. There was an optical illusion I thought was interesting, and one other painting that I thought was cool, but I wasn't impressed in the slightest with the other stuff. All in all, it wasn't that great of a museum, in my opinion.
The tour dropped us off at city hall, and we split from there. My ...
... find that I am rather lazily leaving my actual camera behind and relying on the phone. At the museum there was a wireless network and recorded information available by QR code. So, I was able to use the phone to access the Internet, take pictures and as an audio guide. Times are a changin'. Fram museum. This museum told the tale of the three major Fram missions to the poles and through the north-west passage. They had the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRica Holmenkollen Park Hotel Oslo
Nice, clean hotel. Quiet location next to the ski jump. Stunning view (overview of Oslo) from the front side of the hotel. 5min walking from the metro to the city center (NOK 30.-) parking available under the hotel (NOK 150.- a day).
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