17 September 2006

The weekend

We went to Lillehammer for the weekend, or Øyer, to be more precise. (I just thought you might have heard about Lillehammer, as Olympic hosts in 1994. But then your all so annoyingly young...)We were staying here, traditional building style, nice view of surrounding hills (well, mountains of sort - the downhill and other alpine competitions were held here).
But we weren't there just for the scenery or to get away from home. We were joining a triplet gathering (there are none for just people like us), 11 families altogether, about 40 kids (yes, some had siblings, like us. But only one sibling younger than the triplets...). We had a grand time :) We'd met quite a few of the families on similar gatherings before, but it has only been one day things, and we've been spending most of our time running after the kids.

This time we a) went to a playland (part of the building compound we were staying at), where all the kids (8 months - 14 years old) played literally for hours! And b) all the parents who could stand the cold night outside stayed up talking when the kids were in bed. It was great fun, good to know people with similar experiences and who don't go "AAAAAAWWWWWWW" by seeing more than one kid in a pram...

But the kind of things people will say to parents like us...?!!? I'll probably get back to that...


Example of bunch of kids...

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3 comments:

Rarity said...

That's pretty amazing - I was like ten feet away from you - I was at Hafjell with a friend that exact weekend, I just haven't had the time to (brag/)blog about it yet... I was gonna put in links to the Lillehammer olympics and all - but now you already did it...

Amazing!

Scholiast said...

You should have called... Didn't you notice the amount of little people running around...?

Rarity said...

Well, sure I noticed but seein how it's just next to Hunderfossen there's *supposed* to be kids all over the place... ;o)