Travel Blogs from Oslo
... that the bus driver told me the wrong stop to get off at. To be fair though, I know no Norwegian and he at least knew enough English to tell me what to do. Maybe because it was Sunday, they area is pretty desolate and empty. Fortunately, I found a lady who was able to call a friend and point me towards where I wanted to be. It was about 3k away, and it was a gorgeous hike.
If I hadn't been in a rush to get to my SCUBA class, I probably would have wandered down ...
... a cunning but unsatisfactory mechanical foot pedal, which aimed to get bike riders up a steepish hill...great fun to watch everyone come unstuck!
We saw the fort on top of the hill, the most moving part the corner where the Germans shot resistance fighters in WW 2. Then off to Nidaros Domkirkes (Cathedral), Trondheim's magnificent Cathedral traditionally used for Royal Coronations, which was begun in 1070 , and is still being restored after falling into ...
... but I didn't visit them.
I then took the ferry back and saw The Nobel Peace Centre, walked up to the The Royal Palace but the entrance was being ripped up so I didn't get very close.
Talked to quite a few tourists today (there were a couple of very large cruise ships docked) and they all commented on how expensive Norway/Oslo ...
... of hours. Basically, the voyage was carried out in a predominantly bamboo boat made to ancient specifications. The aim was to show that a trip from South America could have been made to Polynesia using prevailing winds and currents. Fascinating. I caught the regular ferry back to the City and had lunch around 2pm. After some packing I went out to do some souvenir shopping. I had very cleverly left this until the last day so that I ...
... americans and celebrated ther independence day. Ketchup salad! In the evening, me and Markus met up with Halstein and went out again. Halstein took us to two awesome micro breweries and then me and Markus kept partying all night. The last three hours we drank cognac and recorded songs in his apartment... posted on request... ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed