Category Archives: Norway

Farewell to Norway (for now…)

After our afternoon at the Trondheim Cathedral, we visited a couple of areas of the old town before heading back to Gro and C-G’s house for our final evening together.   We walked from the cathedral, past the library, and … Continue reading

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Nidarosdomen

On our final day in Trondheim, we spent most of our afternoon at the remarkable Medieval Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace Museum next door.  Unfortunately, they do not allow photography inside the buildings, so all of our photos are … Continue reading

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Bakklandet and Lunch at the Library

On our penultimate day in Norway, we explored more of Trondheim.  First, we took a stroll through the old and very colorful neighboorhood of Bakklandet.   We then joined Gro for a lovely lunch at the library and visited the … Continue reading

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Rørosmartnan 21 February, 2012

On Tuesday morning we got up, ventured out (without the super-stroller!!!), caught a train, and in a little over 2 hours, we were in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Røros, a well-preserved old copper mining town with many buildings … Continue reading

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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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