Adventures in Oslo part 2
We visited City Hall with its very impressive wooden friezes around the courtyard. There are 15 other friezes depicting Norse mythology but (of course) my favorite was Snarler and Grinder 🐐
We visited the Viking Ship Museum, which houses the remains of three Viking ships constructed as early as 820 AD. The ships were used on voyages before they were used as a burial site for wealthy or powerful people. These giant ships were filled with animals, food, riches, the deceased, and then buried. The sheer size and capacity of this vessel for the afterlife was mind blowing.
We walked along the waterfront to the Oslo Opera House and climbed to the top. Also along the waterfront was this art installation called “We Are Still The Same” which incorporates 1200 shirts from people in Oslo and Finland.
Our last night in Oslo we had an excellent dinner with our hosts and got one last look at the city lights below. We pack our bags and prepare to catch a train to the airport early the next morning ✈️ When we left Spain to start our trek across Scandinavia, most of mainland Europe was in a heatwave. Now that it’s almost September, we are headed back to Spain to begin our journey across mainland Europe. We are excited to keep going but have no idea what all places we want to go, how we will get there. Here’s to adventure 🍻
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