This is our busiest day in Oslo before we head out on the train tomorrow to Bergen. First on the list is walking to the The Vigeland Park it is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist. Continue reading
We are off to Norway! There are a few hiccups along the way, but it is never a good story without hiccups. I am travelling IcelandAir for the 4th time in 3 years. I have to keep reminding myself that cheap flights do come at a cost. So when Sharon texts me to say there had been yet another change in our flights I am not surprised. Her flight from Vancouver would not be stopping in Edmonton, we would go to Iceland on separate planes. So far we were still on the same flight to Oslo, fingers crossed. Continue reading
I am off to Norway for an adventure with a girl friend. “Why Norway?”, everyone asks. Well, a few reasons: Norwegian desserts dominated our family Christmas dessert tray with Krumkake and Lefse.
And then there is the Cross Country Ski thing, my favourite winter sport. So really that is more then enough reason to go explore a new country. Continue reading
It is now 12 years later from when Sean and I first ventured to Europe in 1986 and we are now living in the UK doing a teacher exchange with the CTEP.
We had a whole year of school breaks ahead of us. Our first one is 6 weeks into the school year , October 1998. Hannah is just 5 years old and can recite all the Madeline books by heart. So what better place to take such a well read child then to Paris? I am still determined to love Paris. Continue reading
When travelling to some of the spots on your list of must sees, it is not always guaranteed that the timing for your perfect visit is in the cards.
When Sean and I headed off in 1986 to backpack around Europe we didn’t really have a clue what was going on in Europe at the time. We wanted to either see as much as possible of the continent or stay until our money ran out, which ever came first. Turns out that there was more going on than we ever could have imagined. Continue reading