THE CITY UNDER THE SKY (2017): Images of Oslo, Norway

 |   |  1 min read

THE CITY UNDER THE SKY (2017): Images of Oslo, Norway

Although Norway is rightly known for its fjords and towering landscapes, the capital city Oslo was established around flatter land.

That means that when in the city itself or even at one of the higher points in the mountains nearby -- for example at the extraordinary ski slope run built at Holmenkollen just 30 minutes from the city centre by train -- there is more sky to seen than there is landscape.

Here follows a series of skyscapes then taken in July 2017, amopng them the sky reflected in the windows of the breathtaking Operhuset, the Oslo Opera and Ballet House.

Oslo is a beautiful city, but a couple of images here might remind that it was also the home of Edvard Munch . . . 

FullSizeRender_2

.

FullSizeRender_4

.

FullSizeRender_5

,

FullSizeRender_6

.

FullSizeRender_8

.

FullSizeRender_9

.

FullSizeRender

.

FullSizeRender_7

Share It

Your Comments

post a comment

More from this section   Something articles index

THE CORNERSTONE COLLECTION (2011): The 101 building blocks of any serious CD collection

THE CORNERSTONE COLLECTION (2011): The 101 building blocks of any serious CD collection

In early 2011 I was invited by JB HiFi to collate -- for a giveaway booklet through their New Zealand stores -- the 101 albums I thought which should be in any serious music collection. That was... > Read more

GRAHAM PATERSON REID (b. Melbourne 1913 – d. Auckland 1985): The big man with the quiet voice

GRAHAM PATERSON REID (b. Melbourne 1913 – d. Auckland 1985): The big man with the quiet voice

This piece first appeared in Metro magazine in 1985 under the title The Bach. The Beach was always “only an hour away” according to my father. And back in the early Sixties... > Read more

Elsewhere at Elsewhere

Megan's very easy but delicious beer bread

Megan's very easy but delicious beer bread

Okay, this costs you a bottle of beer (small one though) but believe me it is worth it. Add whatever herbs you like but as you may see from what Megan writes, cumin or fennel is excellent.... > Read more

Doug Cox and Salil Bhatt: Slide to Freedom 2 (Northern Blues)

Doug Cox and Salil Bhatt: Slide to Freedom 2 (Northern Blues)

Slide guitarist Cox from Canada and Indian veena player Bhatt appeared at Elsewhere a couple of years back with the first of their Indo-blues crossover albums, Slide to Freedom. And Cox... > Read more