Tag Archives: Norway

Frognerseteren, Oslo

Friday 28th December 2012 Frognerseteren is a neighbourhood in Western Oslo.  There are forests where people go skiing and sledging, and there’s a lovely restaurant in a beautiful building near the top of the hill. This afternoon we had a … Continue reading

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Østensjøvannet with more snow

Tuesday 25th December 2012 3 miles approx. Last year we went for a walk around Østensjøvannet, but were disappointed with the lack of snow.  Luckily, this year there was an impressive amount.  Here are some much better photos than last … Continue reading

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A walk around Østensjøvannet

Thursday 29th December 2011 3 miles approx. Østensjøvannet is a lake in Oslo.  It’s a Nature Reserve with lots of birds. Wikipedia explains the name: Østensjøvannet (“Østensjø lake”) takes its name from Østensjø farm, situated on the lake’s east side. … Continue reading

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Røros, Norway

Wednesday 21st – Thursday 22nd December 2011 On Wednesday we took a train from Trondheim to Røros, which took about two and a half hours.  Røros is an ex-mining town, with many people still living in buildings that are hundreds … Continue reading

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Trondheim, Norway

Monday 19th – Wednesday 21st December 2011 We’re staying in Oslo for a couple of weeks.  On Monday afternoon we flew up to Trondheim to visit some friends.  At 63°25′ North, it was the furthest north I’d ever been.  Two … Continue reading

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