Tag Archives: Tourists

Tourist Traps

Photo by Gavilla @ Pixabay.com “Eiffel Tower? Just take a left,” I told the couple, “and then the 2nd right.” The couple thanked us eagerly and moved on. “That’s one good deed done for the day,” said my wife. “Yup,” … Continue reading

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To Catch a Ship

Narrator’s Note: This is the last story from our ‘epic’ adventures in Norway. This series started on my blog on June 6th, the first day of our trip, and the original plan was to write the last story on June … Continue reading

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The Lady and the Soap

It was a serene and lovely day, and she’d decided to make full use of it by spending some time with herself in the Church grounds. The Church itself was almost empty today, it being a weekday, which was perfectly … Continue reading

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The Camera Thief (With a bicycle thrown in for the mandatory hat-tip)

The Indian couple going shutter-happy at the pretty little bridge on the raging river Had no idea of the calamitous chain of events that their innocuous photo-session was about to trigger They had eyes only for each other, and for … Continue reading

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A Reindeer for Santa!

The poor sleigh was feeling extremely lonely. On the verge of tears, it told Santa, “In winters, the reindeer strut about proudly with me tied to their backs, for it is me who gives them their identity. But come summers, … Continue reading

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The Renegade Bus

It was not a race for a million Norwegian Krones, or for a Championship Trophy like the Grand Prix. The stakes for this race were much higher. And things were about to get very, very hectic. When Ralph, the driver … Continue reading

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No Parking!

At first glance, the lovely Arctic town symbolized perfection Rambling streets, cute churches, musical hills, nothing required any correction Visitors to the town saw its beauty, and were awe-struck, their jaws open wide But what they did not realize was … Continue reading

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