Our Adventures in Norway. Vigeland and Munch. Part 4

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

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Our adventures in Norway. The girls road trip begins. Part 2

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

GIRLS ROAD TRIP!! Our Adventures in Norway. Part 1

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.Image result for krumkake

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

Another chance to LOVE Paris

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

I WILL Love Paris

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