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Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. It has also been used as a prison.

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Stormy Harbor in Oslo, Norway

A storm gives way to clearing skies over the harbor.

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Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway

The Nobel Peace Center is a showcase for the Nobel Peace Prize and the ideals it represents. The Center is also an arena where culture and politics merge to promote involvement, debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution.

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Norwegian Parliament Building in Oslo, Norway

The Parliament of Norway Building (in Norwegian “Stortingsbygningen”) is the seat of the Parliament of Norway, located in central Oslo. The building is located at Karl Johans gate 22 and was taken into use on 5 March 1866. It was designed by the Swedish architect Emil Victor Langlet.

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Whirlwind Trip Through Scandinavia

Timing is everything right? Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey on Monday and Tuesday leaving the entire state paralyzed and I was scheduled to fly to Norway on Thursday. Thankfully Newark Airport opened back up just in time for the flight over the Atlantic.

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