norway photos: part 1, Oslo!

Three months ago, I was wandering around beautiful Norway with my sister. What we saw of the country left me in such a state of awe, from the fluent English to the architecture & design to the unbelievably unspoiled landscapes. Norway was an absolute dream for this nature-loving-hippie-artist. When I look at these photos, I'm swept away all over again to this cold, northern place. I'll make a post on each place I went. First up: Oslo!

oslo cathedral


oslo opera house


Akershus Castle & Fortress

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the royal palace

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Radhus (city hall)

Radhus (city hall)

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Nobel Peace Center

inside the Nobel Peace Center

inside the National Gallery

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Bygdoy island

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Viking ship museum

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Fram museum

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Vigeland park


If you ever get the chance to go to Norway, do not hesitate to say a big YES.

More photos next time!

xo, Michelle

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wandering the Getty Villa.

Missed a blog post last week because I had round 2 of the flu. It really put a dent in my productivity. Thankfully I seem to be better (finally- it's been 2 weeks of being sick). Yesterday I got to explore the Getty Villa in Malibu for the first time. I've been wanting to go for years, and I'm so glad I finally did! It's so ridiculously beautiful and the weather was sunny but slightly chilly. Perfect. I've been in love with Greek and Roman art and history since I was 11 years old and I've studied it so much since, so it was so cool to see a local place with such a huge collection, in addition to the architecture and the gardens. I was totally in my element.

Here are some of my favorite photos from yesterday:

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xo, Michelle