Wow. This cemetery is IMMENSE ( and apparently the largest cemetery, at 243 acres). When driving by on the train ( Oslo has top-rate public transportation, this coming from someone with a bit of a bus-phobia) it takes FOREVER to pass, which is one reason I asked to stop there after we’d toured the city. Wow. Just, wow. Saw Petter’s grandparents along with the Gypsy queen, stones so old the inscription is gone and memorials so new the flowers hadn’t wilted yet. Infants and centenarians, husband and wife, it was one of the most interesting afternoons I’ve had. A lot of it decently creepy, lol, but also a lot of beauty hidden among the sadness.

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