Holmenkollen Ski-Jump

19 Jun 2011 – Happy Father’s Day to all fathers!

To my father LAM Tin Yue who would have been 100yrs and to L&M’s grandfather, John Kløve HALD who would have been 88yrs on 15 Jun

Sat: a stroll on the main drag with two book fairs, clothing fairs etc. Bought two attractive pix books of Norway for Clem & Sue. Rosenkrantzgt, the same street as the hotel where Clem is staying, is the Oslo Nye Teater/OSL New Theater where the Producer is showing now. New Orleans Cajun Cafe is located across from the theater, a charming looking cafe hidden if you are just looking straight and not aware of the surroundings.



Thanks to M&B for delicious home-made salmon dinner with apple-pie for dessert. Tour to Holmenkollbakken/Holmenkoll Hillwhich is a large ski jumping hill and has hosted the ski festival since 1892. The hill has been rebuilt 19 times. During the 2nd World War, the venue was used as a military installation. From 2008 to 2010, the entire structure was demolished and rebuilt. 1984 was the last time for me to witness a ski jump competition at this location and it was a cold experience! 2011 with May, #6 grandchild expecting in Sep, Bear & Clem together with an Alaskan brown bear but now it is summer and is another experience 🙂

Shopping@Sandvika Storsenter/Sandvika Shopping Mall which is Scandinavia’s largest shopping mall with 190 shops in the area of 60 000 m². Clem thought it was a pleasure shopping here, being not crowded compared to SIN where both of us would the avoid the malls, especially on the weekends.

When a pine needle falls in the forest, the eagle sees it; the deer hears it, and the bear smells it – an old First Nations saying

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