a couple of months ago my boyfriend's parents took me Christmas shopping to (the only) shopping mall in town, which I though meant we were gonna buy groceries for the Christmas dinner. we did buy groceries for the Christmas dinner but they also took me to a shoe store and said that I wouldn't leave it until I choose a pair of shoes I like. not that I was wearing some ugly shoes at the time, I hope... anyway, I chose a pair and as if it wasn't enough, after that we went to this amazing coffee place which I fell in love the minute I laid my eyes on it. the food (African peanut soup and pasta salad followed by a huge chunk of cheese cake, I KNOW) was delicious and so was an enormous cup of chai latte. but the thing that attracted me the most was the interior which could be described as a cozy-laid back-not pretentious artsy mess. this town, or a village, as locals and wikipedia refers to it, has a population of 4000 people and still they have one of the cutest cafés I've ever been to. meanwhile my city back home has a population of 550 000 and the number of cafés like this is approximately zero. if I could have afforded I would have been sitting on those white chairs sipping my chai latte every friday, however, since a cup of coffee is almost three times as expensive as it is at home (just like about everything else in Norway), going there was quite a treat. anyway, the first time I went there I promised myself to come back with a camera and take pictures for the blog. and when it's 3 days left till our flight I finally managed to do so.