Norway 1982

Norway 1982 (1)

Some friends, Steve Webb, Neil Robson and myself spent from 26th June to 13th July, 1982 in Norway. We had a fantastic time and here's a record of our trip...

26th June 1982

Adusting the headlights

Steve Webb adjusting his Morris Marina's headlights for the other side of the road
It's raining so we must still be in England
The ferry terminal, North Shields

Steve changing his trousers

For some reason Steve then decided to change his trousers

Steve straining away

Steve straining away

MS England

The MS England
28 hours of floating boredom across the North Sea

North Sea oil rig

One of the highlights of the trip across the North Sea - an oil rig

Steve asleep Steve asleep

Steve asleep

Steve asleep

Neil Robson

Neil on the MS England

27th June 1982

We arrived at Bogstad Camp near Oslo, Norway late in the day...

Bogstad Camp

The tent is supposed to be 6ft high!
Look how far we arefromthe other campers
Bogstad Camp near Oslo

Neil at Bogstad

Neil at Bogstad Camp

28th June 1980

We headed to Bygdoy - Oslo's museum center...

The sail of the Kon Tiki

The sail of the Kon Tiki

Kon-Tiki was the raft used by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl in his 1947 expedition across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands. It was named after the Inca sun god, Viracocha, for whom "Kon-Tiki" was said to be an old name.

Sailors Monument at Bygdoy

Sailors Monument at Bygdoy

The inscription (in Danish) commemorates the 35,000 Danish sailors of WWII who helped transport 145 million tons of material. Half of the ships were lost and 4,500 of the sailors were killed.

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