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The Oslo Boat Show & Norwegian Food Fest

September 4, 2016.  By now, I’m sure you’re all very much aware of how seasick I get.  So you’re probably wondering why in the heck I’d go to a boat show.  Especially when just standing on a floating dock gets me queasy.  The answer is:  I had to satisfy my curiosity about the Norwegian national obsession with fancy yachts.  From my vantage point near several of Oslo’s marinas, it seems like everyone and his brother owns a sweet ride for the water.  And the Båter i Sjøen (“Boats in the Sea”) show promised to reveal the full spectrum of luxury floatables available to the well-heeled Viking. Continue reading The Oslo Boat Show & Norwegian Food Fest