Travel Blogs from Oslo
... but very few statues, etc.
From there we went to the house of parliament but made a souvenir shopping stop in one of the many nice design shops in Oslo. (PJ & Anso be aware...). Further on then to the palace of the king which is very sober but located in a nice park.
From there we went to the harbor area, a place called Tjuvholmen (apparently it means something like Thief Island) and we started wandering through the area, a very modern area ...
... basil sauce and then I went and started organising my bag so that I could for the enormous sleeping bag in. It was useful that I could leave a bunch of things that I knew I wouldn't need at the house and voila! everything fit, just. By the time I'd finished organising my bag, it was yet again almost midnight and we had a big ride the next day so we went to bed. My alarm went off loudly at 8.30am and we slowly got up, had a shower, breakfast and then began packing the bike. ...
... br> Two female and two male singers with twelve dancers. The show was called “I Got
The Music” which was a history of songs from the 60’s.
Everyone turned up at dinner. We can now remember everyone’s name.
Mike’s wife is Eileen and Ray’s wife is Paula. All good company and a good
Today we are at Oslo. Very cold but clear sky.
Having breakfast on the balcony. ...
... My first stop was going to be the Viking ship museum on the Bygd°y peninsula. I would have made it there at 10 am, but for the fact that I decided to take a wander, and then realized that my hostel had given me incorrect information. I rolled up closer to 11, but as it's not exactly high tourist season in Oslo, there weren't too many people there.
The museum houses three ships - and several cases of artifacts - that were used ...
... I have been using their maps all summer, this was the first location I actually visited. I put a sticker on a big map showing that I was from Georgia, and it was the only sticker in the entire southern US (except one in Florida). Even though Norway is a common tourist destination for Europeans, it definitely is not for Americans!
I started my actual sightseeing walking on the roof of the new Opera House. It sounds kind of lame, but the Opera House is actually incredibly cool ...