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We made the most of our last day in Norway travelling from Ringebu to Oslo with a stop in Lillehammer along the way.
Our first stop was the Ringebu stave church which I described in the previous blog. As you can see by the pictures it was another beautiful sunny day. It had rained the night before so everything was fresh and sparkling. Everywhere in Norway we have been impressed by how well the Norwegians care for the graves of their ...
... so to the style.
My humans really enjoyed the best part of a whole day visiting a large number of sites and the museum where there was a replica of a bronze age farm. Looked very 21st century to L because many of the logs used had been sawn by a chain saw, and the leather used to shield the fire from the thatch roof had been cured by the most modern of methods.
Called into a supermarket and topped up our supples before heading ...
... Other than that it is much more independent study here, do the readings, come to class, discuss the reading, write your paper, repeat. That being said all the lecturers are very knowledgeable and will help you outside of class if needed. I wouldn't say it is harder here, just a bit different. We also get 5 weeks after this term to study for our final exams which are in May and June. I finish up my exams on June 18th, and return home on July 9th.
For my travels so far here ...
... We passed over the border from Sweden to Norway with very little fanfare since there was no sign welcoming you to a new country. I guess when you live within the European Union, it doesn’t make too much difference. Our first bathroom stop was at a small village named Trysil, where our tour guide gave everyone a chance to get Norwegian Kroner. Since we already had some, there was no need to get any additional at this moment.
For lunch ...
... third of each tree has live needles, which is what we strive for at Beckon Ridge. Our trees grow faster than what we are seeing here. Here, it appears that only bout 1-2 feet of new growth occurs annually, which is about half what we expect at home. Of course, the reason is that at this latitude the growing season is very short, much like our conditions in the high Cascades.
Late this afternoon, we stopped at an ...
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