The Wandering Scot

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Norway 2019

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Oslo

Oslo City Hall: Norse Mythology

Oslo City Hall has mildly interesting murals inside, and fascinating carvings outside.
Oslo City Hall, Norway 2019
Oslo City Hall
Odin on Sleipner, Oslo, Norway 2019
Odin on Sleipner
Thor, Oslo, Norway 2019
Thor
Frigg, Wife of Odin, Mother of Balder, Oslo, Norway 2019
Frigg, Wife of Odin, Mother of Balder
The Death of Balder Loki directs Hod to shoot a misteltoe arrow, Oslo, Norway 2019
The Death of Balder
Loki directs Hod to shoot a misteltoe arrow
"Volund the Smith has Vengeful Thoughts", Oslo, Norway 2019
"Volund the Smith has Vengeful Thoughts"
Norns water Yggdrasil, Oslo, Norway 2019
Norns water Yggdrasil
Nidhogg, who chews at Yggdrasil's root, Oslo, Norway 2019
Nidhogg, who chews at Yggdrasil's root
Eagle atop Yggdrasil, Oslo, Norway 2019
Eagle atop Yggdrasil
The Squirrel Ratatosk, who carries messages from the Eagle to Nidho, Oslo, Norway 2019
The Squirrel Ratatosk, who carries messages from the Eagle to Nidhogg
The Dog Garm and Warnings of Ragnarok, Oslo, Norway 2019
The Dog Garm and Warnings of Ragnarok
Vidar Conquers the Wolf Fenris, Oslo, Norway 2019
Vidar Conquers the Wolf Fenris
Ask (Ash), the first Man, Oslo, Norway 2019
Ask (Ash), the first Man
Embla (Elm), the First Woman, Oslo, Norway 2019
Embla (Elm), the First Woman

Oslo City Hall: History Murals

Mural of Norway in WWII, Oslo, Norway 2019
Mural of Norway in WWII
Oslo's patron Saint, St Hallvard, Norway 2019
Oslo's patron Saint, St Hallvard

Around Oslo

Oslo Domkirke, Norway 2019
Oslo Domkirke
Oslo Opera House, Norway 2019
Oslo Opera House
Royal palace, Oslo, Norway 2019
Royal palace
Band marching to Palace, Oslo, Norway 2019
Band marching to Palace
Guards marching to Palace, Oslo, Norway 2019
Guards marching to Palace
Norwegian Parliament, Oslo, Norway 2019
Norwegian Parliament
Some god or other has mislaid his Hammer, Oslo, Norway 2019
Some god or other has mislaid his Hammer

Oslo: National Museum

Stave Church Portal  ~1200 AD, Oslo, Norway 2019
Stave Church Portal ~1200 AD
Stave Church portal ~1150, Oslo, Norway 2019
Stave Church portal ~1150
Viking Runestone, Oslo, Norway 2019
Viking Runestone
Viking Helmet, ~970, Oslo, Norway 2019
Viking Helmet, ~970
Viking Swords, ~800-1000, Oslo, Norway 2019
Viking Swords, ~800-1000
Viking Treasure, ~900 AD, Oslo, Norway 2019
Viking Treasure, ~900 AD

Oslo: Akerhus Festning

Akerhus Festning, Oslo, Norway 2019
Akerhus Festning
Dungeon, Oslo, Norway 2019
Dungeon
State Dining Room, Oslo, Norway 2019
State Dining Room
Resistance Museum, Oslo, Norway 2019
Resistance Museum
Rifles in Swastika (?) pattern, Oslo, Norway 2019
Rifles in Swastika (?) pattern
Nazi propaganda, Oslo, Norway 2019
Nazi propaganda

Oslo: Viking Ship Museum

Billowing out to a good width, Oslo, Norway 2019
Billowing out to a good width
Ceremonial Wagon, Oslo, Norway 2019
Ceremonial Wagon
Great chest, Oslo, Norway 2019
Great chest

Oslo: Kon-Tiki Museum and Fram Museum

Kon-Tiki, Oslo, Norway 2019
Kon-Tiki
The Ra II, Oslo, Norway 2019
The Ra II
Amundsen's ship, the Fram, Oslo, Norway 2019
Amundsen's ship, the Fram
Fram deck, Oslo, Norway 2019
Fram deck

Kirkenes

Soviet 1944 Liberation Monument, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Soviet 1944 Liberation Monument
Monument to Soviet 1944 Liberation, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Monument to Soviet 1944 Liberation
Soviet 1944 Liberation Monument, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Soviet 1944 Liberation Monument
Borderland Museum (focused on WWII), Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Borderland Museum (focused on WWII)
WWII propaganda, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
WWII propaganda
Soviet Ilyushin IL 2, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Soviet Ilyushin IL 2
Soviet Ilyushin IL 2, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Soviet Ilyushin IL 2
Bear statue grasping flag pole, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Bear statue grasping flag pole

Kirkenes to Nordkapp

Yummy, yummy, reindeer, Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Yummy, yummy, reindeer
Nordkapp marker, on a sadly foggy day., Kirkenes, Norway 2019
Nordkapp marker, on a sadly foggy day.

Hammerfest

Hammerfest Day banner, Norway 2019
Hammerfest Day banner
Hammerfest church, Norway 2019
Hammerfest church
Hammerfest is proud of its polar connections, Norway 2019
Hammerfest is proud of its polar connections
Downtown Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Downtown Hammerfest
Hiking target, Mt Tyven, Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Hiking target, Mt Tyven
Ugly tower on Mt Tyven, Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Ugly tower on Mt Tyven
Hill view to Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Hill view to Hammerfest
Hill view, Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Hill view
Sod roofed hut, Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Sod roofed hut
Sod roofed buildings, Hammerfest, Norway 2019
Sod roofed buildings

Alta

6 miles East of Alta, Norway 2019
6 miles East of Alta
Northern Lights Cathedral, Alta, Norway 2019
Northern Lights Cathedral
Northern Lights Cathedral, Alta, Norway 2019
Northern Lights Cathedral
3 miles West of Alta, Norway 2019
3 miles West of Alta
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs, Norway 2019
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs, Norway 2019
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs, Norway 2019
Alta Museum: Petroglyphs

Alta to Tromso

29 miles West of Alta, Norway 2019
29 miles West of Alta
18 miles East of Sorkjosen, Alta, Norway 2019
18 miles East of Sorkjosen
From Sorkjosen, Alta, Norway 2019
From Sorkjosen
13 miles West of Sorkjosen, Alta, Norway 2019
13 miles West of Sorkjosen
20 miles SW of Sorkjosen, Alta, Norway 2019
20 miles SW of Sorkjosen
23 miles SW of Sorkjosen, Alta, Norway 2019
23 miles SW of Sorkjosen

Tromso

Polaria: Bearded Seals, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polaria: Bearded Seals
Polaria: Bearded Seals, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polaria: Bearded Seals
Polaria: Bearded Seals, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polaria: Bearded Seals
View to Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway 2019
View to Arctic Cathedral
Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway 2019
Arctic Cathedral
Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway 2019
Arctic Cathedral
Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway 2019
Arctic Cathedral
Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway 2019
Arctic Cathedral
Tromso from on high, Norway 2019
Tromso from on high
Polar Museum: Roald Amundsen, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polar Museum: Roald Amundsen
Polar Museum: Polar Bear Trap A gun shoots the curious bear, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polar Museum: Polar Bear Trap
A gun shoots the curious bear
Polar Museum: Clubbing seals, Tromso, Norway 2019
Polar Museum: Clubbing seals
Arctandria Seafood Restaurant Note the delicious aquatic Reinde, Tromso, Norway 2019
Arctandria Seafood Restaurant
Note the delicious aquatic Reindeer
32 miles SE of Tromso, Norway 2019
32 miles SE of Tromso

Narvik

Narvik 1940 Memorial, 50 NE of Narvik, Norway 2019
Narvik 1940 Memorial, 50 NE of Narvik
Narvik 1940 Marker/Memorial, Norway 2019
Narvik 1940 Marker/Memorial
Cable-Car view of Narvik Including the old ore terminal, Norway 2019
Cable-Car view of Narvik
Including the old ore terminal
A train of ore cars returning to Sweden, Narvik, Norway 2019
A train of ore cars returning to Sweden
Old iron ore terminal, Narvik, Norway 2019
Old iron ore terminal
View to new ore terminal, Narvik, Norway 2019
View to new ore terminal

Narvik War Museum

Narvik War Museum, Norway 2019
Narvik War Museum
Narvik War Museum, Norway 2019
Narvik War Museum
Letter-of-Introduction for British officer, Narvik, Norway 2019
Letter-of-Introduction for British officer
An Enigma machine Original?  A copy?  Unclear!, Narvik, Norway 2019
An Enigma machine
Original? A copy? Unclear!
The postscript to WWII, Narvik, Norway 2019
The postscript to WWII

Narvik-Bodo

Skarbegret-Bognes ferry, Narvik, Norway 2019
Skarbegret-Bognes ferry
Skarbegret-Bognes ferry, Narvik, Norway 2019
Skarbegret-Bognes ferry
Skarbegret-Bognes ferry, Narvik, Norway 2019
Skarbegret-Bognes ferry

Bodo

Charming Bodin Kirk, Bodo, Norway 2019
Charming Bodin Kirk
Charming Bodin Kirk, Bodo, Norway 2019
Charming Bodin Kirk
Bodo City Museum, Norway 2019
Bodo City Museum
Dramatic entry to WWII section, Bodo, Norway 2019
Dramatic entry to WWII section
Local treasure trove, Bodo, Norway 2019
Local treasure trove
Local treasure trove, Bodo, Norway 2019
Local treasure trove
Bodo church, with striking steeple, Norway 2019
Bodo church, with striking steeple
Bodo City Hall, Norway 2019
Bodo City Hall
Bodo harbor view, Norway 2019
Bodo harbor view
King Haakon Statue, Bodo, Norway 2019
King Haakon Statue

Bodo to Trondheim

Bodo Station, Norway 2019
Bodo Station
2 hours south of Bodo, Norway 2019
2 hours south of Bodo
Arctic Circle marker, Bodo, Norway 2019
Arctic Circle marker
5 hours South of Bodo, Norway 2019
5 hours South of Bodo
5 hours South of Bodo, Norway 2019
5 hours South of Bodo

Trondheim

Olav Tryggvason column, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Olav Tryggvason column
Olav Tryggvason column, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Olav Tryggvason column
"Traditional" waterfront warehouses
Trondheim Cathedral, Norway 2019
Trondheim Cathedral
19th c facade, Trondheim, Norway 2019
19th c facade
Cathedral rooftop, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral rooftop
Rooftop view, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Rooftop view
Rooftop view, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Rooftop view

Archbishop's Palace complex

Archbishop's Palace Museum, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Archbishop's Palace Museum
Cathedral Evolution: 1070-1150, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral Evolution: 1070-1150
Cathedral Evolution: 1180-1210, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral Evolution: 1180-1210
Cathedral Evolution: 1248-1531, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral Evolution: 1248-1531
Cathedral Evolution: 1531-1719, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral Evolution: 1531-1719
Cathedral Evolution: 1869-1969, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Cathedral Evolution: 1869-1969
14th c drinking horn, Trondheim, Norway 2019
14th c drinking horn
Army Museum, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Army Museum
Types of armor, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Types of armor
Ski troops in 1675, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Ski troops in 1675
Dramatic Trondheim 1940 photo, Norway 2019
Dramatic Trondheim 1940 photo

Kristiansten Fortress

Kristiansten Fortress: Keep, Trondheim, Norway 2019
Kristiansten Fortress: Keep

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