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The weather looking a little dodgie we set off into the city and followed the walking tour option on the map. Took us thru to the interesting Cathedral with St Olaf buried beneath and then on over the Old Town Bridge with its two deep red wooden arches. This takes you to an older suburb with cobbled streets and old wooden houses and small cafes build along ...
... capital. I believe it is twice the population of Townsville, but only half the size in land. This is where Emma and Vegard studied graphic design first, before coming to Australia and finalising their degree at JCU.
I really liked Trondheim. It had an awesome back story which featured the vikings! We visited a farmer's market first, and then wandered into the christmas market. This will be our ...
The third largest city in Norway, Trondheim dates back to 997. One of its most important landmarks is Nidaros Cathedral which originated in about 1070 at the location where Norway's St. Olav was buried after being killed at the battle of Stiklestad. St. Olav is now known as the Eternal King of Norway. All kings have to go to Nidaros Cathedral and get ceremonial permission from him to be crowned. Nidaros is the most northern cathedral in Europe and still the ...
The first of the winter storms came in last night and this morning (in the real world) it was freezing! Where better to head for today's virtual ride than Norway? The snow and ice matched the cold blustery weather on the veranda where I have my exercise bike. I set myself a target of staying on the bike for 20 minutes... It was cold!.... but in the end I couldn't help pedalling just a bit further to see what was around the next ...
Trondheim is not only the 2nd oldest city in Norway, but it's also the current 3rd largest & it was originally the 1st Capital city of Norway founded by the Viking King Olav in the late 900s. Okay I'll take my tour guide hat off, but for all those reasons I was looking forward to visiting this city.
The ship docked this morning at 6.30am, which ...