Thursday, July 23, 2009
Pam, a friend from Canada have been visiting me for a week.We are going on a trip up north to Lofoten together. We are catching the night train tonight actually! My backpack is so heavy,carrying the tent and my camera equipment and lots of candy (just in case I can't find a candy store..)and everything. Anyway ,here are photos from Pam visiting Frognerparken and eating Norwegian Vafler (waffles) at the Botanic gardentrying out a swing by the river that goes through the city, and Pam visiting the fantastic new house of Opera and Ballet.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Someone diving from 10m at the coolest and most retro public outdoor swimming bath I know: Frognerbadet.
It's inside the famous sculpture park in Oslo, Frognerparken also called Vigelandsparken (after the artist Vigeland). The park has outdoor swimming pools, lots of green piknik area, trees, icecream and fast food, volleyball, concerts at nighttime ( Norwegian Wood music festival in June), underwater windows and a water slide. It was first opened in 1956, and has kept the retro look.
worthwhile a visit! It's just a nostalgic place, and I'm very weak for anything nostalgic/romantic.Places like Frognerbadet gives me memories of a happy childhood.
Sunday, July 5, 2009
A couple of days ago a national newspaper called Nationen (mainly about agriculture, but also a daily newspaper) interviewed my sister about some political debate (she's an organic pig farmer), and I took some photos of her and the pigs instead of the newspaper having to send a photographer. They only used one photo (the one in colour), but it was fun to see both our names on the same page! I attached a b&w series from the photo shoot as well.It's been very warm weather recently, so we have used the water sprinkler to cool down the animals.The pigs love water!
Saturday, July 4, 2009
Some theater friends of mine got married last weekend, and I photographed the wedding . The ceremony was in the woods by a river and a waterfall! Very dramatic and romantic. The dinner and the party was at a theater with 200 guests and lots of entertainment. The wedding was beautiful and it was great to see so many friends that I haven't seen in such a long time again.