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TOGETHERNESS

As we started our journey in Norway, we encountered breathtaking scenery, budget concerns, and the realization that we were driving each other just a little bit nuts.

Tracey and Liv
Tracey and Liv

We're channeling Ana and Elsa near the town of Arendal, Norway.

Norwegian sheep
Norwegian sheep

I stopped counting the number of times we pulled over so Brian could take pictures of sheep on the side of the road.

Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel

Dusk in Stavanger, Norway

Driving along fjords
Driving along fjords

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Fjords of Norway
Fjords of Norway
Vigeland Park, Oslo
Vigeland Park, Oslo

This large city park features the bronze, granite, and iron sculptures of the artist Gustav Vigeland. (Full disclosure: all nudes)

Vigeland Park Statues
Vigeland Park Statues

One of the more bizarre statues of this famous sculpture park - I would call this "Precarious Naked Swinging."

Norwegian Krone
Norwegian Krone

What we were left with after our pricey weeks in Norway

The hike up to Preikestolen, a flat pillared cliff looming above a fiord.
The hike up to Preikestolen, a flat pillared cliff looming above a fiord.
Lunch with a view
Lunch with a view

Overlooking beautiful Lysefjord waterway

My Daredevil
My Daredevil

That's Brian sitting out there on the edge of a 2,000 foot drop.

Preikestolen
Preikestolen

Translated "Pulpit Rock", you can see the reason for the name from this vantage point.

Quaint cottage
Quaint cottage

On the hike up to Preikestolen

Rural Beauty
Rural Beauty
Stavanger harbor
Stavanger harbor
Constitution Day
Constitution Day

A Norwegian national holiday marking the country's declaration as an independent kingdom after the Napoleonic Wars.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day

Many of the locals wear period clothing for the celebration.

The $24 Beer
The $24 Beer

This photo was taken before we got the check. He wasn't smiling so big afterward.