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Is the Bergen Railway the Worlds Greatest Train Journey?

The Bergen tourist office claim that the Bergensbanen is “One of the worlds most beautiful train rides” but they would wouldn’t they? Lonely Planet asks whether it’s “ 1,195 more words


Orions Belte

Is it blues? Is it world music? Is it underground pop? You can choose whichever you want, it’s not important for Orions Belte to be pigeonholed. 249 more words


When we decided on a winter break in Oslo, we planned for clear, crisp days and we also planned for the storm clouds. On one particularly grey and drizzly day, we took the opportunity to visit The National Gallery also known as nasjonalmuseet.

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Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway – World's Largest Sculpture Park

So weird but so wonderful. Oslo’s Vigeland Park is the quirkiest and most fascinating park I have ever visited. I don’t get too excited about sculptures and such, and I had no idea what to expect but as I arrived at Vigeland Park after… 429 more words


A Little Family History

On June 6, 1976, my grandmother Mary (Maw) Wright and her six children celebrated her 84th birthday with her sister Gudrun who was visiting from Norway.  435 more words

Facsimile: how it all began?

How do I begin to tell you all about this journey? How do I begin? Well we have to go back to that day where the explosion happened inside of my head, 370 more words


London Pub No.6; by this stage BRAPA would have been on the floor arguing about Hull City fullbacks and being escorted to the door by angry locals. 309 more words