Recreation

White Gold of Snow by Sunset in Norway

Writing a blog about Norway and our significant four seasons, it’s time to report about winter weather – at least a good taste of it: You see, this year’s first snow in Oslo came last week. It started late in the evening, so we were all warned for the next day, and in the morning we had the most wonderful White Christmas Post Card views out of our windows. So finally snow and the Winter Wonder Land are back on…

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Recreational Beach in fall colour on Oslo Fjord

In addition to museums, Bygdøy peninsula on the Oslo Fjord in Norway is a residential, but also a popular recreational area on the western side of Oslo. It’s one of Norway’s oldest cultural landscapes with a rich history and has many beautiful parks and forests as well as some of Oslo’s most popular beaches – including the Huk ordinary and nudist beach. Surprising for the beauty of its nature and tranquility, Bygdøy is also home to major museums, including the…

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Swan Lake in fall colour on Oslo Fjord beach

Swan Lake worked its magic on a fall color photo hunt on the Oslo Fjord. At our favourite beach the history of Tchaikovsky’s symphony steeped in myth as the story itself when a herd of swans showed up on shore. The ballet’s scenario was fashioned from Russian folk tales and tells the story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. The ballet was premièred by the Bolshoi Ballet in 1877 at the Bolshoi Theatre…

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