Norway Day 3: Kaupanger to Sogndal

We took the ferry up the Nærøyfjord from Gudvangen to Kaupanger. We got to Kaupanger around 8:45 or so, but hey, we’re up north, so it’s still light! We took a look at a nearby Stave Church while we were in town before driving on to our hotel in Sogndal. Here is the view of the fjord: Here’s Kaupanger Stave … Continue Reading →


Norway Day 3: Nærøyfjord

Nærøyfjord is an UNESCO Heritage site and well worth seeing – as the name would imply, it starts off very narrow and then opens up into Sognefjord. You can book tickets for the cruise here: http://www.fjord2.com/ We took the ferry from Gudvangen to Kaupanger. At Gudvangen, there’s also a giftshop/bathroom. There were also bathrooms on the ferry boat. And a … Continue Reading →


Lunch Emails

For your amusement, written by (who else) Alex. TCTDTT stands for The Committee That Decides These Things. They make a lot of decisions around here. —— Here is one that just got sent out: Hola! The committee that decides these things has, in its infinite wisdom, chosen Pollo Cabana in the greenway center as our spot for lunch tomorrow! I … Continue Reading →


The Beach

The other day I went to “The Beach” with some friends who were in town. It’s this cool art installation at the National Building Museum in DC. Basically it’s a giant ball pit. But everything is white. Beach umbrellas, beach chairs, and the translucent white balls in the pit. It was super weird, but cool. There was a deep end … Continue Reading →