Travel Blogs from Trondheim
... dinner of salmon then the show and a chat with folk from Colorado. Tonight is the last sunset for five days as tomorrow we cross the Arctic Circle and enter Land of the Midnight Sun, where the sun comes to the horizon and then rises again. Too cool. And speaking of cool.....we did know we were coming far to the north and we did know it would be cold, but...... 35 mph winds and 5C?? ...
... like a dusty and cobwebbed museum.Onwards I head and soon I join the E6 main road to the north. This road was quite busy and must be the most boring and monotones road ever!! With the speeds of anything from 30 to 50 mph max it was plain hard work. Just sitting there going along at that kind of speed for mile after mile on a relatively straight road is simply hell and by the time I reached Trondheim I was totally fed up!! I pulled into a service station and ...
... section they tell us that Sydney Jazz Band The Necks is the best in the world. Again I plead ignorance, the Norwegians know more about Australian music than I do. It is Garry's birthday tomorrow so we have a treat for dinner, a classic Norwegian meal at a little resturant nearby. Our experience as visitors to Trondheim has been friendly and safe but too short. I wish for more time to delve deeper into its long and varied history and lovely natural ...
... Kongen's Gate. It's not marked on the map as a tourist attraction. They were on the river, alongside an older building - it seemed a bit rude to take a photo, but now I can't remember much about i!. It seemed like some sort of historic 're-enactment' - or renovations by an historical society?
We followed Kjopmannsgatta around a green belt near the river and saw men doing gardening duties - some of which would never be allowed in Australia due ...
... came from all over to be healed at St Olaf's Shrine in Nidaros. In the 11th century a church was built over the shrine of St. Olaf and it is of great national and cultural importance in Norway, and one of Northern Europe's greatest Gothic memorials. We were unable to see the inside as it was it closed, opening for tours just as we had to leave. There is an old cemetery on the grounds of the church, including a stone for Bernt Julius Muus, an immigrant Pastor ...
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