Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Meeting a new blogfriend in Norway

Meeting a new blogfriend in South East Norway
Vilt og Vakkert 
Most of my readers might have observed that Anna and “Papa” has met several blogfriends face to face during 2011 far away from Norway. Besides of course RennyBA and DianeCA, who lives in our part of Norway.
Ginnie and Astrid, did visit Norway and Oslo in April.
Then we went to USA and there we met:
Lisa,
Suzann
,
Comedy +
and in Canada we met expat traveler
Later this year we went to Ollioules in Provence (Claudie and Pierre)
and a Month later to Austin, Texas.

Let us not forget: Phone calls are still in operation:
We did not meet eye to eye,but met voice to voice:
The Old Lady in the Hills
and Mrs Lifecruiser.

Last Saturday we went South from Oslo – about 75 minutes to shop in Sweden. We only shop what is favourable there. At least we say so;-)

Planned
This trip was planned (as allways when we travel) long ago. Beside visiting and staying overnight with Anna’s Best Woman and her hubby and Felicia’s kitten, we (papa) had an aditional plan:

Norwegian Blogger
Visit a Norwegian blogger, living in Fredrikstad. She has several blogs. Here is her profile. Read it and then you’ll understand why papa would visit (She is working as a Teacher, like her Husband and as you know: Anna as well).

Small World
We talked and talked and even realized that back in the 1880’s around, the two male of us had grandparents from the same tiny area in Telemark, Norway.
That’s why we have a saying in Norway (When meeting Norwegians abroad): It’s a Small World – Specially if from Norway

Photos?
Do not be too curious. Do not excpect too much. We are talking December. When it is no Snow. It’s Fog or Rain or the Sun directly in your Eyes when heading South.
OK, here is some Photos:
Fruity 
Fruits. See the tiny Manx to the Right?
F - Window Shopping 
Window Shopping
F - Julegate by Night 
X-Mas Street in Fredrikstad, Norway. It was very dark around 9 PM
F - Turkey 
Food – Turkey as served at Mer (aldri mer i julerushet)
F - Are you allowed to take a Photo of us 
Here we are. A Flash Photo. Not the best; but we had a great time.
The other men stayed at Home (Flue or something).
F - after Dinner with waitress 
Closing time. The Food could have been better regarding the price, but we really had a wonderful afternoon and evening together. Here, to the left, my blog friend.

PS. We could have talked until the Dawn, at least…
Clementines  
Fruits next morning as well. These are Clemtines, which belongs to the same family of Trees as the Oranges.
In Norway we call  Oranges:
Appelsin. The origin is: Chinese Apple or Apple (from) China. You see?F Marta
PS. We met Marta and Monsen again. They are Cats and Daughter and Son of Felicia. Here is Marta. Monsen, the male cat, he was outside. (I’m a Male too, but staying inside)

I hope there will more to come, so stay tuned…..

Here as well

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7 Comments:

Blogger Sandee said...

You and Anna travel to so many places. It's wonderful to be able to do that too.

I'm so happy that you had a great time in Sweden.

Meeting blogging friends is awesome and then some.

I love Clementines. I can eat a bunch of those in one sitting. Yummy.

Have a terrific day. Big hug to you and Anna. :)

December 06, 2011 2:37 am  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

So nice to meet more Blog Friends and spend time over a meal....Even if the food could have been better, it sounds like the company was Perfection!!
Sweet Cat....!!!

December 06, 2011 9:37 am  
Blogger Vilt og vakkert said...

Heisann, heisann!

Thank you so much for visiting my husband Tore and me in our home at Krakeroy, and I will always remember our dinner at Mer. Nice to meet you, Tor and Anna!
I can tell you weather became ok the next day, see the wonderful law sunshine over the city:
http://viltogvakkert.blogspot.com/2011/12/our-world-soria-moria.html

I have written some explanations for your comments to my post about Reflections. Thanks a lot for advice concerning color theory!

Hugs from Bjorg Nina

December 06, 2011 1:51 pm  
OpenID Lifecruiser said...

So many different things to comment in this post Tor. Glad you had a great time meeting bloggers - it's becoming quite a habit of yours :-)))

Great story-telling photo serie!!!!

Sorry that I don't comment so much, so busy times nowadays and I'm not so much in front of the computer!

Warming winter-hugs from us both

December 06, 2011 11:06 pm  
Blogger EastCoastLife said...

It's lovely to travel to different countries and meet blogfriends. I hope you would come to Asia and we could meet up. :)

December 07, 2011 9:29 am  
Blogger Expat Traveler said...

So it's the year of meeting and traveling to see many new blog friends. :)

Lovely... I always love the photos.

And your humor! :)

December 10, 2011 4:50 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

Cool and awesome!! just like when I met my blog friend in Argentina.

Next, we must meet some day Tor :D

December 13, 2011 4:47 pm  

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