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Barcelona: The Number One City of My Dreams

I have always wanted to visit the number one city of my dreams, Barcelona, and now I’m here for a week. The September weather is fine and this fascinating metropolis is a perfect place to usher a new chapter of my European adventure.  My husband and I stayed for three months in El Hierro, the smallest of the […]

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Kragerø: Revisiting an Art Town

I have been back in Kragerø, a town on the coast of southern Norway. I was introduced to more art, to old friends of my husband, and saw some strange, dark, and creepy sculptures.  Tourism has grown fast since my husband lived here and he feels that the place has lost a little of its […]

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Film Buddies in Oslo

On a short stopover in Oslo, my husband met some old friends from the movie industry; a producer, a director of photography, and an actor. I don’t know so much about my husband’s past. But seeing him in action with old colleagues was great and informative.  Talking with my husband’s old friends was very fun. My husband […]

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Glimpse of Trondheim

Norway is a beautiful country and a real joy to travel through.  On our return trip from Halsa, we spent a few hours in Norway’s third-largest city, Trondheim. We managed to see some of the most important landmarks before we continued by train to the capital, Oslo.  Trondheim was founded in 997 by a Viking King, Olav Tryggvason […]

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A Norwegian Summer Wedding

One of the last things I did on my trip to Norway was attending a wedding. God must have a special place in his heart for the couple who got married. He blessed them with a fantastic summer day squeezed into the coldest and rainiest summer in Norway for years.  The young couple was already […]

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Halsa, Norway: The Silence of Nature

It takes time to adapt to new surroundings, especially when there are no familiar sounds around. Being surrounded by silence in a mighty nature is scary for someone like me. According to old Christian beliefs, silence is made in heaven and after one month in Halsa I tend to agree.  I was raised in a chaos of sounds […]