...but I'm not anticipating getting a lot of sympathy, since it is self-inflicted.
Living far away from most of our family in Canada, we rarely have a chance to go anywhere sans les enfants. Which is why, when my parents graciously offered to babysit, we wasted no time!
Never mind that we'd just returned from a week in France. Or that tackling Mt. Laundry would be a near impossible task to manage in 24 hours.
We gladly jumped back into the rat race called 'airport-hopping-in-Europe'.
Any guesses as to where we headed?
A few hints:
- Its location is within 2 hours from Oslo by air.
- Its history is arguably among the most devastating and divisive in the twentieth century.
- Fortunately, over the past 20 years or so, it has enjoyed an amazing rejuvenation.
The parliament building looks like this in chocolate:
And here's an inside view of the actual parliament dome - just one of the city's architectural triumphs from the past couple of decades:
So come on, don't be shy...give me your BEST guess!