March 02, 2009

Aker Brygge


Aker Brygge is an area on the former ship yard of Akers Mekaniske Verksted. The halls were rebuilt as shopping areas in the 1980s. Today, there is a cinema, restaurants, bars, apartments and much more.

March 01, 2009

Antique


The control buttons of Stortinget's elevator.

February 28, 2009

February 27, 2009

Death from Above


Taking a walk along the streets of Oslo is not at all harmless these days...

February 26, 2009

The latest batch of snow III


Still tons of snow here. Oslo hasn’t seen so much of it since 1987 – according to some newspapers.

February 25, 2009

The latest batch of snow II


These cars are useless for the next few days.

February 22, 2009

February 21, 2009

McDonald's


Some days ago I met an American. He was pleasantly surprised for the simple reason that we have McDonald's and all the rest of american restaurant chains here in Norway as well – of course we have!

February 20, 2009

Mural


The mural in the big hall of Oslo City Hall.

February 19, 2009

The Saving Feature of Snow III


Let me get straight, the last 3 photos are not from Oslo, but from Hemsedal. It is situated 200 km northwest of Oslo – one of the best ski areas in Scandinavia.

February 18, 2009