2 Aussie girls with British citizenship , foreign husbands, drinking French wine in Norway listening to American music

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I have just returned from a weekend trip to Oslo, with a girlfriend from my hometown who I met in London 10 years ago and worked with in Brisbane 4 years ago.

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As we sat in a bar in Norway, drinking French wine, listening to American music, we thought about our foreign partners we left behind and thought about how small,crazy and diverse the world can be.

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We got off the plane headed straight to buy wine, threw it in the back pack like a good Aussie traveller would do and off we set.

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Oslo as expensive as it was, welcomed us with beautiful weather, deliciously amazing food, and a great city to explore.

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Cobbled streets, old beautiful buildings, and a funky buzzing nightlife in a city in summer that doesn’t really experience the night.

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After a day of walking around exploring, we left our hotel at 9:15pm with our sunglasses on our heads, with the sun still quite high in the sky.

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We walked around the streets looking for something we didn’t know existed in reality as it did in our hopes…..

A vibrant part of town with music, people, restaurants, bars and that buzz you can’t quite explain.

As we walked towards the river we headed towards a steady stream of people convinced we were on the right path.

When we arrived my dinner search was instantly forgotten as dusk seemed to appear out of nowhere; the sky turned a pale shade of orange and an almost full moon shone brightly beside a castle.

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Could there be a more perfect scene for my eyes to see?

Summertime in Oslo means darkness appears only for 3 hours – a concept that blew the mind of a little girl from
Brisvegas.

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2 days in Oslo, eating fresh seafood, drinking and exploring with a beautiful friend of mine has sent me into a euphoric state.

Traveling it brings together so many parts of so many different counties and unites the travelers together.

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About Lou Schwarz

I am a traveller at heart.I dream about travel- of exploring the world and meeting new people. When I am not dreaming or travelling; I work in communications and media and I also teach body balance group fitness classes. I live my life trying to motivate and inspire people through fitness, doing one thing a week that scares me, and unleashing my creativity as frequently as I can. When I am not getting my zen on through teaching I am constantly attract ridiculous things and people into my life and I wouldn't have it any other way. I hope you enjoy my two blogs -or at least one of them :)

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