Childhood Memories and a Fjord: Stavanger, Norway

Hannah was so excited to visit this city. She lived here for 2-3 years as a young girl when she was around 7-9 years old. She had certain vivid memories of places that she wanted to revisit. We spent time each day retracing her steps to her old home, playgrounds, bus stops, lakes, and landmarks. … Continue reading Childhood Memories and a Fjord: Stavanger, Norway


Old Neighbors and Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House Throughout our first 3 months of travels a strange happenstance had dogged some of our adventures. We seemed to repeatedly land in cities while national holidays occurred. This was a double-edged sword. Surprise processions and festivals or traditions had pulled us curiously in to witness the local celebrations. Conversely, closed restaurants, stores, … Continue reading Old Neighbors and Oslo, Norway