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Aug082014

Norway in the rainy season

Bergen, Norway averages around 80 inches of rain per year. September and October are the rainiest months with more than 9 inches on average. When I booked my Norway trip last March, I had no idea September meant touring Norway in the rainy season. As I have put in place tentative plans for two weeks in…

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Mar192013

Radisson Blu Plaza Oslo Norway

Oslo has three Radisson Blu hotels in the city center. Radisson Blu Plaza Oslo is adjacent to the city train station. Radisson Blu Scandinavia Oslo is about 1.6 km or one mile from the train station. I did not see Radisson Blu Park Hotel Oslo. Radisson Blu Plaza is near the train station supermarket and…

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Mar182013

The King’s Royal Guards in Oslo

A pleasant surprise in Norway was walking to a large yellow building on the hill in the center of Oslo. The statue is what first grabbed my attention. The statue is King Karl Johan XIV King of Sweden and Karl Johan III, King of Norway (1763-1844). Yeah, one man was king of both countries with…

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