Wednesday, March 04, 2009


Pining for the fjords on a Wednesday morning, I come across this gem on UrbanDaddy while looking up pictures of Engø Gård, the very smart little hotel on the island we go to in Norway. I've never been to the hotel, but we've often walked to it and around it, and looked at it longingly:

Tucked into an inlet of the Scandinavian archipelago, Tjøme is essentially the Nantucket of Norway—a speck of an island that draws a sophisticated summer crowd with its exquisite scenery and active waterfront. (Just ask King Harald—the Norwegian royal family summers here.) Tjøme's coastline features sheltered harbors perfect for boating, fishing and kayaking, while its warm, nearly 24-hour summer days give you time to enjoy it all.

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