A virtual view of the past

The Roald Amundsen House goes digital TOVE ANDERSSON Oslo The life of a key figure of the heroic age of polar exploration can now be explored in the intimacy of virtual reality (VR). The Follo Museum, part of Museums in Akershus, in cooperation with Glitch Studios AS, has launched a virtual reality experience with an abundance of detail so close to reality that you believe you are at home with Amundsen. The real-life Amundsen House is a beautiful Swiss style villa located in Svart-skog, on the scenic coastal route. It was here where I actually spent my own summer days by the fjord, with the same view Amundsen once had. With a vista overlooking the Bun
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Tove Andersson

Tove Andersson is a freelance journalist who writes about travel and culture. She conducts interviews for the street magazine Oslo while writing poetry and fiction. Jeg heter Navnløs (My name is nameless) was published in 2020. Her website is www.frilanskatalogen.no/frilanstove, and she can be reached at tove.andersson@skrift.no.

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