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Celebrating Norway in Tokyo Japan

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Hurra for May 17th! We are all dressed in red, white and blue! For me being a Norwegian celebrating this day in 28 degrees is not anyting I have experienced before.IMG_4179

Greeted by the Norwegian embassador to Japan.

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Inside the Norwegian embassy.

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Norwegian companies doing trade in Japan have provided Norwegian salmon.

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Greetings from the King and Queen to all of us that is gathered in Tokyo for this celebration.

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Hurra!

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Speeches is important on a day like this.

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Norway and Japan

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Waffles with brown cheese is essential on a day like this.

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Unfortunately brown cheese is not made in a place where we experience high temperatures, this is a classic Norway problem.

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Hot dogs and ice cream is also essential on this day.

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Yes! I won in the lottery!

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After the celebration at the embassy we continued our Norway day at Fuglen, a cafe, in Tokyo.

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With the celebrations over it is time to get out of Tokyo. I have bought a railpass that is not valid for where my final destination is. This guy have a solution and I am able to pay the difference.

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I do not often get impressed by a train, I did right now.

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There is a situation, the trashcan is not clean enough, call for backup!

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Suzuki again, they had category 1 to 6 where the smallest is 1, this a category 3 car.

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Gokayama village that is on the UNESCO world heritage list.

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Checking in for the night.

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A traditional welcome with green tea.

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One of the residents, he made the fire and she was in the kitchen preparing dinner.

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It does not get more traditional than this.

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Right now I got the joyful message that the fish was prepared in a way that made it okay to eat the head, so here I go!

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There might have been some ninja seeds in that meal.

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After the meal a traditional bath, you sit while showering and in the mirror you see the reflection of the bath.

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Traditional living.

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Woke up and time for breakfast.

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Again as traditional as it gets. Not anything I am used to.

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This gets you awake in the morning.

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