DAYS 7-9 Oslo Norway August 4th 2019 Friday was a 300 km local bus trip to Oslo, Norway's capital and a 3 night stay at the Hotel Anker. The bus was super smooth & comfortable & we arrived to a warm 28 deg. afternoon. After lunch & a quick check-in we took our usual guided orientation walk to get an understanding of the layout of the city to best plan the rest of our free time. The main landmarks seen among others were the Royal Pala ... read more
Europe » Norway » Eastern Norway » Oslo Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
We are Gerry & Ruth, a retired couple living in Brisbane Australia. We have 2 adult sons now on their own travel/work adventures based in London.
Retirement has allowed us the opportunity travel as a means to keep the grey matter moving, stay healthy and as a periodic reminder as to how fortunate we are to live in such a wonderful country.
Without conscious planning the theme of out trips to date have been based around ancient civilisations and cultures mixed with elements of adventure and trekking.
The blog is a great way to keep family & friends informed of our travels and maybe giv... full info