Travel Blogs from Fredrikstad
... in an adjacent store, after which the sun peeked out long enough for me to stop and dry my things out.
I got the ferry, then (tried to) follow the North Sea Cycle Route past Fredrikstad. I ended up doubling-back a bunch, losing the NSCR and generally wasting time trying to get past this city.
Eventually, I found a large park/wilderness area just north of Fredrikstad and camped next to a large pretty lake.
(Sorry, no pictures today -- blame the ...
... people lots of fun. I've been out on their boat a couple times as well and I've met some of their friends. They have a great little flat with a spare bedroom for me which is nice. (I've been lucky so far and I haven't needed to sleep on too many couches yet) we have been listening to good music and have been a great time at sea. For only meeting these people for a week in January they are extremely nice and I'm happy that I contacted them before I left Norway. Tomorrow I go to ...
... looking at the ratio of coastline to land area, there is no competition. Norway has about 82 meters of coastline per square Km of land, the US has just over 2.
For next time -
1) What city is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso?
2) How much does a haircut cost in Moss, Norway? (On average. Answers in dollars and kroner will be accepted)
Hope everybody has a peachy weekend!
... Mediterranean coast. Also in
April, I will be traveling to the home of former HHS exchange student
Elisa Doz in Trieste, Italy.
Having passed the midpoint of my study
abroad experience last weekend, the realization of just how limited
my time here is has begun to sink in. With that in mind, we (the
Americans, in particular) have been making more and more efforts to
get out and see Europe, not just ...
Today was an awesome day! You know why? Guess. You give up? Ok, I'll tell you. I got a package from home!! Yippie! What a way to start the day. And no, that does not mean I got up at two or three in the afternoon; the mail here arrives early in the morning. It's nice. But anyhow, I got a package from home filled American candy, and some copies of the Hillsboro ...