Monthly Archives: May 2015

Where’s Reykjavik?

The plane left Norway, traveled over ocean for a couple of hours and there appeared some snow covered mountains transitioning to flat and barren land with minimal surface features.  It was getting closer to the time we were due to … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe – Plus a break for Scenic Trip Description

The evening of the first full day in Oslo brought something surprising, if not shocking.  I wasn’t exactly sure, but some of the people moving slowly in a stream across the back portion of the stage appeared to be some … Continue reading

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Sunrise 4:21am and Sunset 10:07pm

I woke up this morning at about 3:45am and just out of curiosity glanced out of the window before returning to bed.  The day was busily dawning in preparation for the full brightness that would soon be crossing the boundary … Continue reading

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Street Food 

If you can imagine the kind of food, it was there.  The setting was a large new warehouse along one of the canals near the opera house.  There were some semi-permanent rooms with eating space inside and many that would … Continue reading

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Alive and Well

No more adventures as described in the last post.  Apparently, The path I was on is called Pusher street.  The area in which it lies is called Christiana.  I understand it is possible to get to the nicer places without … Continue reading

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What was he thinking?

I am not sure if I looked like a Hippie to him.  My hair was probably disheveled.  I had the serious backpack on my back.  I had just walked a good distance.  He was a host checking people in at … Continue reading

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Green Fields and Pine Trees 

So far that is what I have been seeing as I the train to Copenhagen is moving through the Swedish countryside.  I can see why so many Swedish immigrants ended up in Minnesota.  If the terrain in Minnesota is like … Continue reading

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