Entries for the ‘Claim to Fame’ Category

The Design of Norway – Marius

Since the 50s, the design’s popularity has been a roller coaster. A couple of years ago the Marius pattern was not as trendy, but in 2014, Marius is everywhere!

Rock Carvings and Alta Museum

Seeing the rock carvings was great for our family as we got to talk about how precious they are with the kids, we learnt about the people who made them, about the stories they made, and we made up a few of our own, however, the icing on the cake for me was the wonderful nature that surrounded the open air museum.

Polar Bear Tomb

I never thought a tombstone would make me smile and say ‘how cute!’  But you just can’t help yourself when you see one like this.  It is even in 3D.  I think it is a wonderful idea to have something such as this carved on your tombstone that represents your life.  A site like this […]

Roosevelt Monument in Oslo

The Franklin Roosevelt monument is on the south end of the corso by the docklands in Oslo city.  I thought it rather odd on discovering it.  Why the hec is there a huge American President carved in stone sitting on one of Oslo’s prime real estates – on the high ground over looking the Nobel […]

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