Sunday, June 26, 2011

Oslo, Norway: Frogner Park

Now this, was an unexpected trip. A year ago, I never thought about going to Norway nor did I know anyone from there. 
Yet, this fall I met my friend Karen who moved there with her husband. Since I had some free time in May, I decided to take advantage of the opportunity and visit her in Oslo.
For me, Oslo was an easy city to move around in and within two days, places became familiar to me. 

One of the first places we visited was Frogner Park. This park is particularly famous for its sculptures which were done by the well known Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Below, you can see a collection of my favorite shots of this park.













This here is the monolith, one of the main attractions of the park.


















One of my favorite shots.
















This here is one of the most well known statues in the park.






As I come to a close, I always feel a need to end my posts with a question (must be the teacher in me ;) ...


Does anyone know what is being squeezed out of this tube onto the toast? Let's see if you can figure it out...



45 comments:

  1. Wow, this park looks like so much fun. If I ever make it over to Norway I'll have to give it a look!

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  2. Gorgeous pictures! I have always wanted to visit Norway!

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  3. I have a friend from Norway and I've always wanted to go. Your pictures look beautiful!! As for the funny looking paste, is it tomato or paprika based?

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  4. @ Christianna: I hope you do get to go!

    @ Tracy-Girl @ Then I Got To Thinking: It is a special place :)

    @ Ashley: Make sure go and visit your friend... It is very different to Spain. It's not tomato or paprika...

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  5. Unas fotos preciosas, me encanta el blog.
    No tengo ni idea de cual puede ser el contenido del tubo. Me dejas con la intriga.
    Un besazo.
    http://shoppercrossing.blogspot.com

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  6. Hi, thanks for dropping by at my blog.
    My Hubby been to Oslo many times before for work purposes. Thanks for sharing the pics ...:)

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  7. I guess your having a great vacation:) my friend just also arrived from norway and she let me eat, variety of cheese, nuts and like gummy bears that taste different...I guess its a mix of mayonnaise and ketchup:)

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  8. Looks like a nice place to visit! Thanks for sharing your photos, that are as always lovely!
    For the paste, I will go for Salmon! Looks weird but you see so many crazy things these days!!

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  9. Very nice photos !
    Thanks a lot for your post.
    I follow you, could you follow me back ?
    See you soon, xoxo.

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  10. Unas fotos preciosas ,nos han encantado.
    Besos

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  11. Thank you for your sweet comment!!!
    Come back soon, I'll be waiting for you!!

    http://cosamimetto.blogspot.com/

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  12. I love these pictures!!! is that salmon mousse?
    xx
    http://dontcallmefashionblogger.blogspot.com/

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  13. I do not like a lot of these sculptures but I like your blog, I gave a look at previous post ... nice to follow you

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  14. these sculptures are really cool and unique! love your blog

    thanks for the comment!

    xox,
    s


    sorelle in style

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  15. ahh, Norway, i´d definitely want to visit it some day :)
    lovely photos, it´s alomost as if I went to a mini-trip to Norway right now :)
    and is that some kind of salmon...I dunno how it´s called, but has it smth to do with salmon?

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  16. @ Shopper Crossing: Me alegro que te gusta mi blog... Bueno, te dejo con la intriga hasta la próxima entrada.

    @ ♥LOVE2COOK♥: Hope he enjoyed it! Glad you enjoyed the pics.

    @ SunnyToast: Oh, I have tried the cheeses... Wow. Good guess ;)

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  17. @ MarieHarmony: I'm so glad you enjoyed them... Nice guess :)

    @ Chloé-M: Thanks :)

    @ STYLES-UP: Gracias :)

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  18. @ Fabrizia: No problem ;)

    @ Francesca R: Good guess ;)

    @ Michael Offutt: Good to see you Michael; it's been a while... Glad you liked them :)

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  19. @ GIULIA FERRI: I understand.. Glad you like my blog :)

    @ Sally from Sorelle In Style: Thank you :)

    @ Usagi-Chan: I'm so happy that enjoyed my photos and were able to live vicariously through my trip ;) Great guess!

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  20. I think your pictures are fantastic!
    In Italy we have a similar product, it calls RIOMARE PATE' .. it's a tuna mousse

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  21. What a gorgeous park!
    Love these pics!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  22. wow great photo to start~~~but wow the park looks amazing the foundation is exquisite, and the view is very very breath taking~~~~i d love to go there someday~~~


    Jessy
    threenothing.blogspot.com

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  23. nice pictures:D
    thank you for your lovely comment! I´m following you now,maybe you want to follow me? :)

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  24. Hi there

    I have always wanted to go to Norway, so thank you for hte lovely photos. I particularly love the tree lined drive...what was squeezed out of the tube:):)

    Olga from http://revedoa@blogspot.com

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  25. Aww, Norway looks so lovely- such interesting sculptures! I have always wanted to visit Scandinavia :)

    As far as the tube goes, I was going to go with some sort of salmon or prawn paste :) I'm sure it was yummy!

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  26. Love the monolith - not sure about those nude statues though haha!

    You get around the world so much. It's always exciting to check your blog to see where in the world you might be bringing us this time!

    Duncan In Kuantan

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  27. beautiful photographs. I like your blog
    www.anydayispretty.com

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  28. Wow, great pictures, I've never been in Oslo, I'd lke to visit it.

    xoxo
    http://melancora.blogspot.com

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  29. So many amazing sculptures in that park! I didn't realize some of them were human bodies until I looked closer. Very cool!

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  30. I'm so jealous of your trip -- these photos are absolutely beautiful!
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  31. @ pieter: Thanks :)

    @ Carol {Everyday Delights}: Thank you..

    @ Alessia Canella: Excellent guess :)

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  32. Thank you so much for your sweet visit!! You have a nice blog and I'll follow you!!

    The park is incredibly beautiful!! Love all the statues!! Hope to visit one day!!

    xoxoxo

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  33. thanks! i´m follow you :)

    kiss from

    http://ohmygodbycoral.blogspot.com/

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  34. preciosas las fotos!!
    el parque es genial
    besos guapa

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  35. Hello! Thanks for visiting Le Petit Nuage!
    Loved your photos, amazing place =D


    www.lepetitnuage.com

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  36. Thank you for stopping by. I am your new follower. Follow me back:-)
    xx
    Ask Erena
    http://askerena.blogspot.com

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  37. Looks like an amazing place to visit!! i love the pictures.
    hmm i really cant guess the last picture.

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  38. Hi!
    Nice pictures, on the last image youre eating caviar..
    Max

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  39. Your great report and post has lead me to remember my trip to the Norwegian Fiords some years ago and it was very nice to read all your post about it because I enjoyed my trip a lot. Your photos about the food and especially about the tapas and lobster are amazing and yummy! Hugs,

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