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I am back home in the Netherlands and have thought about writing a blog post quite some times this past month, so I guess that's something I'll do in July then. Luckily, we still have Instagram.

1 - I sorted out all of my things, packed and moved home. This is my room before it got empty.
2 - Halfway through the month I worked my 178th (and last!) shift in the frozen yoghurt-store. I was so relieved and happy.
3 - I visited the cobblestone and cruise ship-city (Stavanger) again, as I now have a boyfriend who lives there!
4 - That same boy came to visit me in the Netherlands; we used an hour or two to take photos of the pretty Amsterdam houses.

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Bikes of Oslo

Oslo. In exactly two weeks I'll be on a train from Amsterdam airport to my hometown, for the first time in almost half a year - or maybe I'm already there. I am so looking forward to have some proper time in the Netherlands, to eat as many kaassouffl├ęs and dubbelvla as I like to and make stupid little (language) jokes in Dutch, bike every single day, not have to walk uphill at all (!) and I might even be looking forward to sit in the train for hours again. Also later this summer, when I'll go on a little Interrail trip (!).

But, well. There's also leaving Oslo, after (then) exactly 1 year + 1 day. I might write about everything I'm going to miss later (a lot), but first I'd like to share my little collection of photos of Oslo bikes. Because Norwegians might be faaaaaar from as good in biking as we Dutchies are - their bikes are cute, sometimes. Though their walls always are.

I'll miss their colorful walls so much.



1 - After 5 years, I was finally back in Stavanger for a little bit.
2 - I worked at 17. mai, Norwegians national day, but that wasn't a problem at all with so many pretty dressed customers.
3 - As I unexpectedly had to work (a bit) on my day off and the rest of it was super grey, there was only one thing to do...
4 - Luus sent me the best mail of the month (and possibly year): a personal stamp in a confetti-filled envelope! So much fun!

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Sunday breakfast

Oslo. Yesterday, Synne invited Ine, Ina, Maren and me for hotel breakfast and tell me - is there another way to start a Sunday?! We met at the Royal Christiania hotel, right next to the central station, where a very nicely made table was waiting for us. Fresh flowers, pink serviettes and even two little Norwegian flags... so cute!

The food was just as amazing. This hotel serves the biggest and most varied breakfast buffet I've seen; they have different kinds of everything and even a waffle AND omelette station, where you can make them exactly the way you want them to be. And did I already mention they care about the environment, too? They don't serve anything that includes palm oil, serve mostly ecological food and way less meat than at most hotel breakfasts. I like!

Oh, if only every Sunday could include hotel breakfast.