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Oscarsborg Fortress

The poster on the left shows the real King Håkon VII. The poster on the right shows actor Jesper Christensen. Twinsies?
The poster on the left shows the real King Håkon VII. The poster on the right shows actor Jesper Christensen. Twinsies?

October 1, 2016.  Hey folks, to prevent chronological confusion, here’s a head’s up:  I’m jumping back in time a bit to catch up with my calendar of events.  In my last post before the U.S. presidential election, I’d written about Norway’s Oscar Bid and the film Kongens Nei (“The King’s No”).  Matthew and I were so taken with the movie that we decided to make a trip the next day to Oscarsborg Festning.  It’s the island fortress where one of the film’s pivotal scenes — the sinking of the Blücher, Hitler’s flagship  — takes place.

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