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... br> are computer controlled that follows the path of the sun.
The idea first came up in 1913 but it was never realised.
Back in 2003 artist Martin Andersen had again that idea and he made it reality.
After a short round in Rjukan we drove up to the Vemork Hydropower station. It went through two historically important events. The waterfall that is supplying the power station with water was one of biggest world ...
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 ...
Took a day trip to a town called Seljord, not really knowing what to expect. And I cannot explain how pleasantly surprised we were! Just a short 30 minute drive, and we find ourselves in one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. And I've seen a lot of beautiful places! The sun was shining, the water was still, the reflection of the mountains on the lake was ...
... 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 ...