79 Pictures of Oslo, Norway - Amsterdam, Holland by P. Bournias

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This oak carriage was not found among the ships but in an

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I always found the stories of the Vikings interesting.  I am

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The finding of a Viking sled along with the ships dictates

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One of the three Viking ships found.  This one is the most

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A beautiful wooden mast with carved as a serpent’s head

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Giant bronze urns with flowing water surrounded by a

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A young girl with long hair skylarking.

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Past by the palace but the royal family weren’t there to

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A view from the sculpture looking toward sculpture of the

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A view from the sculpture looking toward the Palace in the

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A tower of people curled and embracing each other as they

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The clouds almost look surreal above the landscape of the

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A man and a woman forehead to forehead embracing life

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The Palace Park is also known by the name Vigelandpark

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A variety of roses decorate the landscape of Norway’s

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What do Norwegians do when there is no snow?  They sun

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A typical compact room that included a bed, dressing

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This is a group of homes and stores that show what the

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This Norwegian folk artwork looks like a painting but it

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I would hate to have to sleep in this as it appears to be

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This metal object holds a number of candles while be

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A close-up view of the top of the church revealing the

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A Viking church which also was the tallest building around.

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The entire home was built from wood and the technique to

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My wife and a friend of ours appreciate the music and the

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Add a fiddler, a couple, and begin dancing.  An enjoyable

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The Norsk museum has a fantastic recreation of different

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Looks like a night at the museum pose.  Just goes to show

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Mother Nature gives us an incredible variety of art.  I

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I was told that the Laps are now being referred to as Sami.

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Want to build your own Viking ship, here is your chance.

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Examples of keys that were used during their time.

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This bulky door lock displays the mechanism used to lock /

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Handles toward the top and bottom with a very large keyhole.

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This trinket of jewelry was among the Vikings treasures.  It

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This is an area where many locals and students from the art

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A man on stilts standing in a canal in the business center.

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An interesting design combining offices and apartments near

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A building in the newly developing business center of Oslo,

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The object in the picture is supposed to be a work of art

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Along the port, the Oslo city hall building, not a very

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Her name will always be synonymous with ice skating and even

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Now where did my wife go?  Why is that diver getting ready

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Walking develops hunger and thirst and what better a place

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It is nice to see a statue of an American president in other

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As we ride along the roadway I caught a glimpse of the bay

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These tasty little treats were hand picked by our friends at

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In front of the city hall building is a large square that

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At the port area, there were numerous tall ships and smaller

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A view from the Akerhus Castle wall nearest to the city with

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Here is one of those funny little creatures that show up in

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With about five million inhabitants in Norway, this is what

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The trams are an enjoyable and fast way of getting around

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One of the few monuments that are painted in color and this

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A work of art displays a pose suitable for yoga.

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Another view of the variety of fish available includes cod,

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Crabs, shrimps, salmon, lobster, crawfish, and a variety of

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If there is one place where every type of berry can be found

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The tall government building in the back of this picture was

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This heart and flowers both around it and in front of the

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This is where the social network of the royal family meets

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Remember how we always see the King and Queen in the movies

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One of the rooms used for reading and whatever else by the

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Another market area where plants are packaged and ready to

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Its bad enough to have one spirit known as death around but

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Well not exactly but in the background at the end is the

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While I didn’t see Dungeons and Dragons in this shop, it

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I guess that with the ability to smoke marijuana there has

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Walking along the busy streets of the city there is traffic

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Inside the barges on this canal are mini markets offering

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This street has a view of barges that offer another known

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It looks like I took this picture while leaning but it

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Well with all the water around, there must be a better way

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No, I’m not swearing, that is actually the name of this

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Yes, Darth Vadar lives!  I guess that he had to go somewhere

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Apart from canal and bus tours, there were other ways to

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Although my first impression was expecting the buildings to

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Just outside of the train station you can hop on-board one

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Takes you from the airport to the heart of the city in

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