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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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The Coastal Path in Norway – In Between Museums

When we left the Viking Ship Museum we decided to get some lunch.  There was a hot dog stand outside; that would do.  We ordered our hot dogs and sat down at the picnic benches to eat.  Sparrows flitted around, … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Viking Ship Museum

The Vikingskipshuset, or Viking Ship Museum, lies on the Bygdøy Peninsula to the west of Oslo City Centre. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations – beware the coach tours!  What can be a relatively peaceful museum trip at … Continue reading

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