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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.

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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.

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Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel

Dusk in Stavanger, Norway

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Driving along fjords
Driving along fjords

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Fjords of Norway
Fjords of Norway
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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)

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Vigeland Park Statues
Vigeland Park Statues

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

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Norwegian Krone
Norwegian Krone

What we were left with after our pricey weeks in Norway

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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.
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Lunch with a view
Lunch with a view

Overlooking beautiful Lysefjord waterway

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My Daredevil
My Daredevil

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

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Preikestolen
Preikestolen

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

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Quaint cottage
Quaint cottage

On the hike up to Preikestolen

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

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

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Constitution Day
Constitution Day

Many of the locals wear period clothing for the celebration.

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The $24 Beer
The $24 Beer

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

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