• An affordable winter sports break in Oslo, of all places

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Despite its pricey reputation, Norway's capital may be the world's most accessible snow sports hub, with an Olympic bobsleigh run and cross-country skiing a short schuss from the centre I'm on the metro, Line 1 of Oslo's T-bane, but instead of shopping bags and briefcases, people are getting on with skis and snowboards. The train heads north, emerges from the tunnel in a forested suburb covered in thick snow then climbs up and up. At Midtstuen station a crowd of excited children get on with their sledges. They have clearly just toboganned down the hill. “Stay on the train until the last...
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