It’s been a while, but I made it back to Norway a few weeks ago. Introducing Anita to the joys of a stunning Oslo winter was a joy. 20 more words
Oslo for Beers No.242 Ke To Re Porter, No.243 Re Ale, No.244 Oskar Blues G'Knight, No.245 Ardenne Blonde, No.246 Dark Horizon and No.247 Norwegian Wood
We got an overnight ferry from Copenhagen through Kattegat and Skagerrak into the Norwegian fjords and on to Oslo. It was definitely a ferry not a cruise ship. 1,020 more words
Museum, institution dedicated to preserving and interpreting the primary tangible evidence of humankind and the environment. In its preserving of this primary evidence, the museum differs markedly from the library, with which it has often been compared, for the items housed in a museum are mainly unique and constitute the… 1,282 more words
Agence France-Press photographer Olivier Morin recently spent time with surfers on the beaches of Norway’s Lofoten Islands. Above the Arctic Circle, men and women were taking surf lessons in snowstorms on Unstad Beach, with air temperatures dropping to around 9 degrees Fahrenheit (-13 degrees Celsius).
Waffle Hearts: Lena and Me in Mathildewick Cove
by Maria Parr
I absolutely loved this book and the gorgeous plot revolving around Trille and Lena, a pair of nine-year-olds living next door to each other in rural Norway where they get up to all sorts of trouble, from stringing a rope between their houses to try and climb across to recreating Noah’s Ark complete with fishing boat, a cow and no permission from the grown-ups. 75 more words