Oh, hello again! Yeah, yeah, I haven’t been around here much but I have so much to share! Like, how I finished finals last week (wahoo!), had the three-day local boutique – the Beehive Bazaar, and took a quick trip to St. George. That’s a pretty good excuse to why our suitcases are still sitting in the corner half unpacked and why I haven’t blogged in awhile, right? Right?

Anyway, now that I’m finally getting my act together (I hope!), I have more Norway photos to share. I took over a thousand photos during our 12 day adventure, so narrowing them down has been tough! Our fabulous tour guides took us on a little road trip and we ended up in Oslo for a few days! Oh, I fell in LOVE with that beautiful city! It reminded me of New York City, but a little cleaner and a little less crowded. The architecture and colors were amazing, and I couldn’t get enough of all the happy, yellow buildings.

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^^ This picture was taken as we were driving on the highway. All over Norway there were little red, white, gray, and yellow houses ^^

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^^ Road trip breakfast: chocolate rolls. Yes, BREAD AND CHOCOLATE COMBINED. Could there BE anything better? (said in Chandler Bing voice) ^^

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^^ Cute house across the street from the park ^^

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^^ Before we hit downtown, we stopped by Frogner Park in Oslo. It’s a huge 80 acre park featuring over 200 (very naked) statues made by the same sculptor. Ahhh-mazing! (And it counted for extra credit for my sculpting class ;) ^^

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^^ Downtown Oslo we found the coolest wall. So cool that I got these kiddos to pose for a picture with their Aunt Lex! ^^

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^^ Happy, yellow buildings. Sigh ^^IMG_4262

^^ Take me back! ^^

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^^ “We look like tourists.” –B ^^

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^^ Sleeping baby ^^

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^^ I have no idea what this building was called, but it sure was beautiful! ^^

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^^ Visiting the King’s Castle! ^^

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^^ My green striped scarf from Jacob’s Scarves went everywhere with me in Norway! ^^

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^^ “Act like you like each other.” “We’re brothers, we don’t do that.” ^^

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^^ Obligatory photo with the Norwegian guards. Ellie was obviously thrilled. ^^

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^^ Walking the streets of Oslo ^^

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^^ Ellie LOVED Aunt Liesell ^^

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^^ Scarf turned sling on our way back to the hotel. ^^

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^^ Gorgeous church. And I saw nuns for the first time! I’ve been secretly dreaming of seeing nuns since I watched The Sound of Music when I was little….ha ^^

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^^ These crazy kids dancing in the street. If you look wayyyyy in the background, you can see the castle! ^^

 

Oh Oslo, you stole a little piece of my heart! More photos coming soon! XO