Dave's Norway

Dave's Norway

July 7-18, 2011

1 NOK Norway Kroner = .17 USD
5.8 NOK= 1 USD

Thursday 7th

United #3805/Cont 1786 AUS 8:25am to Houston 9:21am
Free first class upgrade!

United #4019/Cont 106 IAH 10:45am to Newark 3:29pm
Free first class upgrade!

United #3284/Cont 38 Newark 8pm to Oslo 9:45am next day
6hr time difference from Austin.
$1440 RT

Watched the movie "Limitless"- pretty good.



Arrival at Oslo airport.

Bus ride into town.

Clarion Collection Hotel Bastion
Skippergaten 7 No-0152 Oslo 0152
$268.12 for two nights including taxes and fees, free internet, breakfast, and dinner
#1 of 82

My original room
Typical European single, nothing to write home about and a little disappointing. However when I complained that the air conditioning didn't work, and was informed that my room actually didn't have AC (the website clearly states every room has AC) but I could upgrade for only $60 more per night I became irate and was upgraded to the room below.

Much better.

The weather was grey and it would rain a little in the afternoon, but forecasts had called for thunderstorms the whole time I was here, so I considered myself lucky for what I got.

Walked to the near-by opera house where stop #2 was...

...for the Oslo hop on/hop off bus

Grand Hotel

Vigeland Park

Designed by Gustav Vigeland.

Parliament Building

University of Oslo

Royal Palace

The main street in Oslo.

Dinner back at my hotel.

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