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Out and About in Oslo

NORWAY | Sunday, 19 Jun 2011 | Views [655]

I had to get up stupidly early to catch the 6 hour train to Oslo, where I walked the 15 minutes to Anker Hostel . Once again it is more of a “hotel” feel than a hostel, with a large waiting room, no kitchen but a hotplate in the dorm room, and very ... Read more >

Tags: akershus slott, bygdoy island, castle, fram museum, kontiki museum, maritime museum, nobel peace centre, opera house, oslo, vikings


Traipsing Around Turku

FINLAND | Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | Views [381]

I woke up to a cloud-heavy sky threatening to rain, which made it a perfect day for travelling to Turku, a quick 2 hour train ride on the other side of the country. Which was made more exciting by a clothing malfunction when my coke decided ... Read more >

Tags: castle, ferry, maritime museum, turku


Summer in Vilnius

LITHUANIA | Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | Views [332]

The bus trip itself was fine, except for the horrible chemical toilet smell that permeated through the interior, but the highway was in terrible condition and I awoke several times thinking we were swerving off the road to our deaths whenever ... Read more >

Tags: bus, castle, hippies, hostelgate, kgb museum, trakai, uzupis


A Sobering Time in Krakow

POLAND | Friday, 27 May 2011 | Views [465]

I decided to take the day train from Prague to Krakow as I’d read a few dodgy things about the night train, and find that after night commutes I end up wasting the following day in any case. Which was lucky as we ended up stopping at some ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, birkenhau, castle, concentration camp, krakow, salt mines


Baking in Bratislava

SLOVAKIA | Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | Views [440]

It was only an hours bus-ride from Vienna to Bratislava, where I dumped my stuff in the Patio Hostel and changed into cooler clothes to combat the warmer weather. To kill some time before the free walking tour at 4pm I headed up to Bratislava ... Read more >

Tags: borscht, bratislava, castle, napoleon, slovakia



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