Oslo is for Lovers

We were only in port for about 8 hours today and got on a bus almost immediately. All the bus drivers were women which was different from everywhere else that we have been this trip. The highlight of the day was Gustav Vigelands’s stone, iron and bronze statues in a park that was quite long. Like most of the cathedral architects and such, Gustav did not live to see the park finished.

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Debby, Suzy and I commented that this kind of public display would never happen in the US and that it was sad. The presentation was celebrating live from young to old and captured moments from most of our lives. And there was a story for each statue, some of which I suspect would not be allowed by Windows Live Spaces to be posted on this blog.

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We ended the tour at the Viking Museum with three actual ships, sleds, and other artifacts. It was hard to hear our tour guide because the place was so packed. As was the park, these places had many tourist and people from Norway too.

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We are now enroute to our final destination from whence we started, Copenhagen. I’ve down loaded over a thousand photos to Debby’s thumb drive for her to take home. Hey, I wonder if I can get Suzy to pack my bags?  ;o)

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About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra, and enjoy time with family and friends.
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5 Responses to Oslo is for Lovers

  1. Bertie says:

    When do you get home? If you are headed to Copenhagen already, it would seem sooner. But I think there are four sets of cat food remaining. All grandcats have been around every day since Dharma gave us a puzzlement. But Theo wants to be petted whether he is hungry or not. Such a loving little fellow.

  2. JaAG says:

    We’ll be home Wednesday evening. There is extra cat food in the pantry. We miss everyone. See youse guys soonest.

  3. Deb's says:

    hi there, well I’ve just been catching up on your journey and loving the pictures, and looking forward to seeing the rest when you get back home, you are as bad as me for the amount of photos you are taking..lol although it has to be done especially when it is a holiday of a lifetime. just be sure to enjoy the view with out the camera attached to your face occasionally.save travelshugsdebs

  4. kitten says:

    Wonderful pictures darling seems you two are having the time of your life you and Suzy have a great time darling…Look forward to seeing all those new pictures tooooo…Kisses Catherine

  5. JaAG says:

    I still find myself thinking about this cruise in my spare time. What a cruise of a lifetime!

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