Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Coastal Path in Norway – Vossvind

In 1995 I took up skydiving.  I loved it.  Lived it.  Breathed it.  In other words, I bored everybody rigid with it (I’ll try not to do the same here).  When Deb fell pregnant with Ben and Catherine I decided … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – An Introduction to Voss

There is little doubt that we will be returning to Voss.  The adventure capital of Norway, it is ideally situated for the fjords and is only an hour from Bergen.  If we time it well we could hop on a … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Oslo to Bergen Railway

On Day Four of our Norway trip we left Oslo, heading west into the fjords.  Here comes our train – bang on time! They say that the Oslo to Bergen is one of the 10 best railway journeys in the … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – Oslo Opera House

Oslo Opera House is an iconic building.  It probably better known for its roof than for anything else, because you can walk onto it and then walk up it.  You don’t need to queue, or pay, or book.  It is … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – Cruise Ships

When we got the ferry back to Oslo from the Bygdøy Peninsula’s museums, we saw something that you see quite a lot of in Norway – a cruise ship.  It was moored in the cruise terminal and dwarfed just about everything … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Kon-Tiki Museum

I had been looking forward to the Kon-Tiki Museum.  And that’s putting it lightly. The Kon-Tiki Museum is all about a ridiculously unaccomplishable journey.  I love ridiculously unaccomplishable projects.  We are, after all, walking the entire coast of Britain whilst … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Fram Museum

You may be able to tell from the outside that this building was specifically built for one purpose and one purpose only – to house a ship. Well OK, either a ship or a really large tent.  The Norwegians, however, … Continue reading

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