Category Archives: Visits

Susan and Bill (and Tyler too): Ightham Mote

The day after the Dover excursion, we let Susan, Bill and Tyler go off to see Rochester on their own.  They arrived in time for dinner though, which we were able to eat outdoors thanks to the lovely weather. Over … Continue reading

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Susan and Bill (and Tyler too): White Cliffs Edition

Dover is a nice place to take visitors — the bus ride there includes some scenic countryside, the castle is spectacular, and the town itself is fun to explore.  We weren’t able to get to Dover on a day when … Continue reading

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Susan and Bill (and Tyler too): Canterbury

A little bit of home came to visit the other day: Our good friends Susan and Bill from Seattle dropped in for a few days, along with Susan’s nephew Tyler.  The kids have known Susan and Bill since the dawn of … Continue reading

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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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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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