I almost forgot this summer adventure when Debeli took me on a romantic ride on the lake.
If I’m not counting a walk by the river Akerselva or downhill the Ekebergparken it took us more than a year to go hiking in the woods.
Egge Gård is a fruit farm near a small village in Lier in Buskerud county, located some hour and fifteen minutes by train and bus from Oslo.
Bygdøy is a peninsula located in the western part of the city of Oslo.
Small, but nice. This could be the very short description of an exhibition opened at the end of November last year in a City Museum of Oslo.
The city of Oslo is rich with museums, galleries and various exhibition venues. I have recently discovered a new place for contemporary art located just beside the tourist info point at Østbanehallen in the city center.
Debeli and me are huge book lovers. While I read two books at the same time, because I cannot decide between professional literature and something completely different, Debeli manages at least one crime story in a week. Luckily, we have a library in the neighborhood that we also use for borrowing various social games, printing and photocopying. Two kroners per piece of paper. The chepest in the city.
In the shadow of the recently celebrated Memorial of Holocaust Remembrance and Prevention of Crimes against Humanity, which is marked every January 27th throughout Europe, I have decided to write a short text about the history of the Jews in Norway and the snublesteiners placed in the larger cities of the country.
Christmas time in Oslo, as in most European cities, begins in early December with city decorations, lights and Christmas fairs (Julemarked). Christmas tents and booths are placed on large squares but the most visited fair in Oslo is the one between the National Theater and the Parliament Building, where a mini skating ring is also set up.
The weather forecast for 18th of July 2017 predicted a beautiful and sunny day so we decided to take a short trip to the inner part of Oslofjord called Bunnefjorden, in the municipality of Nesodden in Akershus