I have some of those photos from when I was there in 1982Next a visit to the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Park Vigeland: Humanity In The World's Largest Sculpture Park
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Probably the most famous individual sculpture there
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The fountain was being restored so no water was running - except from the sky. We spent almost as much time sheltering under the trees as looking at the sculptures.
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Some of the gates
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There was a lovely display of flowers
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Only a portion of the Tour Buses disgorging passengers. Being virtuous, we of course, came by tram.
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Picturesque countrysideNow onto the car trip. Our first day was Oslo to Dovre (Toftemo Turistasjon) a distance of 308Km.
My wife managed to get a photo of an unusual bridge and a plane near Gardermoen Airport, Oslo
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Lake Mjosa - about 100km north of Oslo
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Something which we became all to0 familiar. We had a transponder in the car and are waiting for the bill to come - as some of the ferry crossings are billed in the same way the bill will be in the thousands of kroner. Driving is not cheap in Norway. Fuel '95' was about $2.65 a litre.
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Lillehammer, with the Olympic Ski Jump in the background.
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Lovely scenery on the way to Dovre
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Toftemo Turistasjon started life as a Hotel in 1820. It has basic but comfortable accommodation and an attached Caravan park
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The nearby river. The white tents are 'Glamping Tents'.
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The surrounding hills
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Something big and brown lurks in the woods
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Outstanding choice that jacket that's some drive, well doneI made it to the top with only a couple of bad moments. One German car that didn't seem to know that vehicles ascending have priority over those descending and a bus at the wrong point. The bus driver did co-operate and signal to me where to go so that wasn't too bad. Apparently there have been few, if any, fatalities on the climb itself but recently a tourist died after falling into the stream at the crest - while taking a photo.
Now for some views, a lot I am afraid, from the top.
Firstly me blocking out much of the landscape. I only put this in because I bought this jacket especially for this trip and carted it around for 30 days. I then only wore it for 30 minutes on this ridgeline. It was never used again - luckily it was only $40 at a disposals shop.
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The hilltop cafe etc
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One of the viewing platforms
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There is a glass panel here
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Still some fun and games going on below. You will note that some of the cars have to use the wrong side of the road to get past the bus.
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It was very good viewing weather. That is the town of Andalsnes in the distance about 12 km away in a straight line with a cruise ship in port. I am proud that I got the reflection as well.
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A bit of the surrounding scenery
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