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Wordless Wednesday: Plastic Debris from the Ocean

Plastic Debris
Location: Maritime Museum, Oslo, Norway
 

January 30, 2017 at 11:27 am 2 comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resilient

Kittwake
Location: Bygdøy Peninsula, Oslo, Norway
 
While wandering around near the Fram Museum, I spotted a seabird standing on one leg.

"What a show off!" I muttered to myself. Then I noticed that the other leg was injured, so I had to eat my words.

Kittwake
 
The next thing I knew, he flew from his perch and I caught him on camera attempting to land on the boardwalk. As I recorded it for posterity, it made me grimace. It wasn’t clean. But he made it.

Kittwake
 
Feathers no longer unruffled, I noticed a smirk on his face. “Look at me now,” he seemed to be saying.

If there was something he taught me, it was resilience against all odds.

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December 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm 17 comments

Wordless Wednesday: A Dalecarlian Horse

A Dalecarlian horse
Location: Oslo, Sweden
 

December 12, 2016 at 2:09 pm 3 comments

Inside Norway: Amazing Oslo

Oslo Harbor
Location: Oslo, Norway

From Copenhagen, Denmark, we boarded an overnight ferry to Oslo, Norway. With a capacity of over 1,700 passengers, it was the biggest boat that we had been on this trip. It offered cabin with shower, duty-free shop, casino, several dining options, and dancing the night away in the nightclub for those who were interested.

Vigeland Sculpture Park Vigeland Sculpture Park
Vigeland Sculpture Park Vigeland Sculpture Park

 
We arrived in Norway’s capital of Oslo early in the morning. Once ashore, we boarded the bus to Frogner Park, the city’s largest, that contains Gustav Vigeland’s more than 200 nude sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron It’s been said that he made them without clothes so that they would be timeless and not identified with any era.

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October 18, 2016 at 11:25 am 2 comments


From The Book Thief

i have hated the words and i have loved them, and i hope i have made them right.

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