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Old June 22nd, 2012, 07:22 PM   #801
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Indeed a beautiful country, those fjords were formed when glaciers retreated to northern Europe. It is an expensive country because of the North Sea oil and gas, when they will be exhausted, Norwegians will start fishing and prices will become more accessible to tourists.
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Old June 25th, 2012, 10:02 PM   #803
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Indeed a beautiful country, those fjords were formed when glaciers retreated to northern Europe. It is an expensive country because of the North Sea oil and gas, when they will be exhausted, Norwegians will start fishing and prices will become more accessible to tourists.
I think you will be disappointed if you expect us to go fishing when the oil dries out ...
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 01:22 AM   #804
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 01:25 AM   #805
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 04:00 PM   #806
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Old July 5th, 2012, 08:33 AM   #807
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Old July 5th, 2012, 12:36 PM   #808
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Borgund stave church, Borgund (Sogn og Fjordane)

Borgund stave church (Borgund stavkyrkje) is a stave church located in Borgund, Norway. It is classified as a triple nave stave church of the so-called Sogn-type. This is also the best preserved of Norway's 28 extant stave churches. It was probably built in the end of the 12th century, and has not changed structure or had a major reconstruction since that date.

The church site shows evidence of a previous building, which can point to an earlier church or perhaps an old pagan temple that had been taken into use as a church. The interior of the church, except for the pulpit and the altarpiece, is mainly free from the post-Reformation decorations seen in most other stave churches. An authentic medieval square-shaped baptismal font made of soapstone is still a part of the interior.

Several runic inscriptions are found on the walls of the church, one reads: Tor wrote these runes in the evening at the St. Olav’s Mass. And another one reads "Ave Maria" and you will find these at the west portal of the church.

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That's one of the wonders in Age of Empires II Gosh, Norway is truely beautiful!!!
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Old July 11th, 2012, 07:55 PM   #809
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SVALBARD ... No Man Land

My trip on Spitsbergen (Svalbard, Norway) ... 29/06-02/07 2012 ... hope you gonna enjoy

Longyearbyen - The "capital" of Svalbard







Adventdalen







Views from the top of Trollstein mountain - 850m above Longyearbyen town







Isfjorden







Tunabreen glacier







Nordenskioldbreen glacier







Pyramiden - russian "ghost" town






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Old July 12th, 2012, 01:06 AM   #810
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Thanks for your pictures. Did you enjoy your trip to Svalbard? Why was you there? Work? Holiday?
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Old July 12th, 2012, 09:51 AM   #811
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Yes, I have enjoyed Svalbard a lot - it was short, chilly, but really amazing trip! Only holiday ...
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Old July 12th, 2012, 02:24 PM   #812
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simply magnificent series of images from Norway...
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Old July 25th, 2012, 04:55 AM   #813
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Sognefjellet

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Timelapse, just amazing http://vimeo.com/mortenberg/norway#t=0
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 09:58 AM   #814
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A fjord scene early in the morning.

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Old August 3rd, 2012, 12:04 PM   #815
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 02:21 PM   #816
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really beautiful country Norway is....
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 07:45 PM   #817
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Nice pictures


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Old August 5th, 2012, 12:35 AM   #818
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Thanks guys !

Grouse in a nice setting. Troms county.

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Old August 6th, 2012, 07:27 PM   #819
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Trondheim, Sřr Trřndelag county.

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Old August 7th, 2012, 07:42 AM   #820
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Sunset Oak - Winter Beauty

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