Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Tiesendammen in Trondheim

With a couple hours left in our day following our visit to the Folk Museum, we wandered around the neighborhood in search of a place Gro suggested with excellent views of the surrounding area.  We finally managed to get ourselves … Continue reading

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Sverresborg Folk Museum (And Ski Museum)

So it turns out that Gro and Carl-Gustaf live just a few blocks away from the Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum.  It is a very large (one of the two largest in Norway, I think) indoor and outdoor museum about life in … Continue reading

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Arrival in Trondheim

After our lovely train ride from Ringebu, we arrived in Trondheim to extremely schizophrenic weather (Gro warned us about this phenomenon).  When we first got off the train, it was raining and very windy.  As we walked through the town, … Continue reading

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Ringebu and the Stave Church

On Sunday morning, after our lovely weekend in the mountain hut, Carl-Gustaf drove us down to Ringebu again to catch our train to Trondheim. We were treated to gloriously sunny views of the valley as we drove down into town. … Continue reading

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Winter Weekend in the Cozy Cabin

This is what we woke up to on our first morning in Norway. We were actually up the mountain from Ringebu, in an area called Gudbrandsdal, a traditional district in the county of Oppland.  As mentioned in a previous post, … Continue reading

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Getting Ourselves to Norway

On Thursday, February 16, we awoke earlier than anyone should have to wake.  We got ourselves out into the icy, snowy, cold air and into the warm car that very conveniently picked us up outside our garden gate.  An hour … Continue reading

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Norway in a Nutshell

We returned from our wintery week in Norway just yesterday, and after days of freezing temperatures, snow storms, and slogging through unplowed streets and sidewalks, we were gobsmacked to come home to beautiful 60 degree weather with sunshine and balmy … Continue reading

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