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Today we went to Vemork. We've seen a documentaire about the Heroes of Telemark, how they planned an blew up a piece of the factory, so the Germans couldn't make heavy water for over 6 months and how the blew up the ship Hydro. Also we've seen some of the old machines and the history of industrial ...
... the way we saw a little stavkyrkje named Eidsborg, we stopped and took some photos and we drove further to Rjukan and drove to Miland, just outside Rjukan, here we stay for 2 nights. Tomorrow we do some sightseeing around here. Today we drove ...
... with a view of the lake in the background. Think Ouray, only with a massive lake in the valley! Gorgeous. Seljord is in Telemark county, as is Bo, where we live. Telemark is known for camping in the summer, and there are many places to choose from! We're so happy that we brought our tent and camping gear...can't wait for summer camping in Norway! Someone pinch ...
... making for great scenery. We passed only one city, and the rest of the way was just forested mountainland.
We arrived at the SIlver MInes a few minutes before the mine train left. We saw the display center (English translations available) and learned a bit about the mining operations before we got on the train.
One note- mines are like caves in that they will be cold, even if it's not cold outside. I was chilly, but ok in my jeans and long-sleeve shirt, but ...
This morning, for a change, we were awoken by .....more rain, although it was quite light, and eased off to occasional light showers as the day wore on.
We've become good at interpreting the Norwegian weather forecasts - when they say "occasional showers" we now know that means occasional glimpses of the sun....
Because we missed-out on visiting the Dalen Hotel last night for dinner, we dropped in this morning and had a look at this magnificent old restored ...