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Hard to believe our last port in Norway is already here . . . and again, we have been blessed with wonderful weather. Today we walked around the Gamie Stavanger (Old Town) with its quaint whitewashed timber houses and colorful flowers. Most of the 156 buildings are private homes, so you can’t go inside, but you can walk around the winding narrow cobbled streets and appreciate the efforts to maintain this 19th… Read More

I never would’ve guessed that one of the world’s great collections of Art Nouveau architecture would be in Norway. But it is, in Ålesund. In 1904, the city was completely destroyed by fire.  It took just three years for the city to be rebuilt, with help and donations from the European community.  Because it was 1904, the style was Art Nouveau. What surprised me the most was the variety of features, no… Read More

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