Norwegian Oil Industry- Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger’s claim to fame is being the center of the Norwegian oil industry and is often referred to as the oil capital of Europe. There is an entire museum dedicated to the industry here, called the Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Outside of Museum  Oil was...

Viking Ships, Polar Ships, and Ancient Rafts…oh my!

Oslo is fortunate to have some of the most complete Viking ships on display. These ships were uncovered in the mid eighteenth century from ancient burial mounds. The ground conditions in these burial mounds were kind enough to preserve them for over 1,000 years. The...

TARGETS Exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway

I apologize for the lack of updates. I have been fighting a cold and terrible cough, along with keeping up with my studies. I hope to write a bit about Amsterdam soon. Rainbow looking over downtown Oslo, Norway. I am now in Norway. After a day of visiting the Viking...

Delft, Netherlands

Delft is a town which is just a 15 minute train ride from Rotterdam. One of the first things I noticed was the bike garage, common at many stations. Even with the bikes being stacked two high, it did not look like there was another space available. Outside, my eyes...

Rotterdam, Netherlands Continued (2)

Rotterdam has an exhibition dedicated to its destruction during WW II. The Germans flew in troops under the cover of darkness and landed on the main river to secure the bridges while simultaneously attacking targets with similar objectives securing infrastructure...