Our bags finally arrived by 11am on Thursday morning and by 11:30 we were on our way. Our first stop was a trip back to the Akershus Fortress. This time it was open to public, so we took a tour of the inside, admiring the chapel, the dungeons, and many grand rooms for social gatherings and government affairs. Compared to the castles we’ve seen in England and Italy, the décor in Akershus is minimal, much like the rest of the culture; no flashy jewels or overabundance of gold, just simple, unassuming beauty.
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