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Norway in a Nutshell

June 2, 2015.  Yay, my li’l sis Ruthie is here!  She arrived at the end of May, and we immediately hit the pavement, making the rounds to my favorite tourist sites and trying out a few new spots.  A first for me, we checked out Oslo’s Medieval Festival at Akershus fortress, where we experienced the most hardcore “faire” I’ve ever been to — these folks are serious about their authenticity.  No slippage into other time periods, nary a bad costume in sight, and handicrafts any Middle Ages denizen would die for. Continue reading Norway in a Nutshell