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Updated August 1,2006
We arrived in Arendal in time for the Norwegian Grand Prix.
I went out on the committee boat for a practice run.
crew readies Number 50 King of Shaves
Number 96 is piloted by HE Sheikh Hassan bin Jabor Al-Thani
Frustrated throttleman Matteo Nicolini attaches a towline after engine failure
heading back to the pit
the pitcrew size up the problem
Arendal is jammed with spectators for the Grand Prix
From Arendal we bussed up to Oslo and took the train to see relatives that I hadn't seen for 33 years.
I spent Christmas on this fox farm near Ophus in 1973.
welcome dinner of smoked salmon, roast moose and fresh strawberries
the fur farm closed in 2001 after over 80 years raising foxes
cabin up in the moutain meadows
we had a BBQ at another relative's house near Hamar
Coming into Arendal we had problems with our transmission.
leaving Grimstad we lost forward gear so sailed to Kristiansand
luckily the wind was fair as there was a bit of traffic
now we wait for parts...