FUN-travel: Oslo, Norway – Full Day – A&K Tour Start

August 24, 2014 by  

Day 38 – Thursday, August 7 – Oslo, Norway – Day 1 – A & K Arctic Tour – full sun w/high clouds – mid 70’s

What I LIKE

  •  8:45 – down for hot coffee
  • – breakfast included – thank god!
  • – typical big buffet & omelet station
  • – who knows the cost
  • – if typical buffet costs 24 Euro – in Oslo it must cost 40!
  • 12:00 – in room lunch w/leftovers & to go sandwich from breakfast

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  • 2:00 – City walking tour – beginning part of A&K tour
  • 1st stop – Parliament Building
  • 2nd stop – Christiana Square – statue – founded Oslo
  • 3rd stop – Oslo Opera House – designed to look like ice berg/glacier
  • 4th stop – Grev Wedels Place
  • 5th stop – Akershus Fortress & Castle
  • 4:00 – end tour early – saw it last week
  • Spend last 20 Kroner @ grocery store = liter diet coke
  • 6:40 – bus to the Polar Ship Fram – museum w/original arctic expedition ship
  • 7:00 – cocktail reception – wine & buffet of typical Norwegian food – reindeer burgers, salmon, salads
  • 8:30 – bus back
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Opera House

What I DON’T LIKE

  • Not enough cut fresh fruit variety
  • Hand held shower – unable to control height
  • – have to get on knees to wash hair!
  • 11:00 – need to go to sleep – have early morning

FUN-fact – Look very, very closely at this picture as the sculpture has a quite vivid depiction of a male body part that I don’t think you’d see in the US.

Not so FF –The Grand Hotel isn’t so Grand any more.

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