Oslo

Saturday Scenes: Holmenkollen Ski Jump

One of the highlights of my visit to Oslo was going to the top of the Holmenkollen ski jump, site for the ski jumping competition in the 1952 Winter Olympics. This structure actually no longer exists – it was demolished in 2008 (after my visit) and rebuilt.

Stave church

Five Favorite Things in Oslo

Being of Norwegian descent, visiting the land of my roots was a real treat for me.  After learning about my ancestors in Selbu, Norway and experiencing the midnight sun in Tromso, my final stop was the capital, Oslo.  This was where I really felt like I got a sense of the history of the country, …

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