Arrived in Oslo late and stayed at the Anker Hotel after being driven around in circles by the cabbie who wanted to make some extra money I guess as we were almost on the same street as the station. Oslo wasn't as pretty as Stockholm more of a modern city, we spent some time at museums today first visiting the Viking Ship museum which was really interesting, there were 3 burial boats on display and numerous treasures. The boats were huge and to think they buried these with 1-2 important people and then horses and other such animals, food and treasures for their journey to the other world, much like the Egyptians really. One of the women they found in one of the burial ships had a life filled with pain (signs of arthritis and being bed ridden during child hood) and illness but she lived until her 80's finally succumbing to a form of cancer, either breast or cervical which had spread to her bones, we take for granted how lucky we are with medicine today. We then made our way on a lovely walk to the next museum, the Fram, which was a museum about the expeditions to the South Pole by the Norwegians. In this museum they had an exhibition where you could experience -10 degree weather, was odd and claustrophobic. The last museum for the day was a historic display through the ages, saw a great Egyptian mummy and some cool Viking stuff but I was museumed out by this stage and almost ran through the thing. Bought some groceries on the way back to the hotel and had dinner in the room and an early night with a Valium to finally get some sleep. Off on our Norway in a nutshell tour tomorrow.