The adventures of Kurt, Sarah, Ethan, Reid & Leah

Trip to Bergen: Day 3

[This post covers the last day of our 3 day excursion to Bergen. Here are links to Day 1 and Day 2.] The 3rd day of our trip marked our return to Oslo and to date stands as the most picturesque day we have spent in Norway. We booked tickets on … [Read more...]

Trip to Bergen: Day 2

We were lucky to have found a place to stay right downtown for a good price with enough room for all of us. However what we did not realize beforehand was that it was welcome week for the students coming to College, and that the hotel sat atop a … [Read more...]

Trip to Bergen: Day 1

July and August is prime-time for touring Norway so before the boys start school we decided to make a quick excursion out of Oslo. At first we envisioned the possibility making a run up north, maybe even crossing the Arctic Circle. Upon realizing it … [Read more...]

Update from the kids…

We got in late last night from our first trip across Norway to visit Bergen. We're sorting through the 630 pics (the landscape was fantastic) and will be posting about various parts of the journey over the next few days. It went super smooth up until … [Read more...]

Ye Olde Oslo

[We are off to Bergen for a few days and will post again when we are back, til then, some Norwegian history ...] There are a plethora of museums throughout Oslo, some expected ones:┬áMuseum of Natural History, Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of … [Read more...]

Frognerseteren Hovedrestaurant

Our landlord told us of a lovely lodge with a nice view at the end of one of the subway lines. Seeing that we have purchased our subway passes for the month and the kids travel free on the weekends, we thought we'd go for a ride. The Frognerseteren … [Read more...]

Tourist time

Now that we all seem to be on Oslo time, we started out for the Visitor's Centre to get some maps. Kurt and I have both been a little disoriented not having a big physical map that we can use to orient ourselves. We got that plus a little more from … [Read more...]