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Oslo’s Islands

August 5, 2015.  Apparently someone finally made the right sacrifices to Odin, Thor, and Freya — at long last, we’ve had several sunny days in a row, and reasonably warm ones, to boot!  I’m not talking bathing-suit weather or anything; let’s not get carried away.  But I am saying that I felt a certain satisfaction at being able to don sunglasses and take off my jacket … briefly.  To celebrate the heat wave, Matthew and I decided to embark on a series of ferry trips to explore some of the small islands in Oslo’s harbor. Continue reading Oslo’s Islands