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... of the remaining churches. When a new church was built, the old stave church was usually torn down. Thank goodness, both of the Borgund churches were saved.
An interesting thing we learned is that Norway passed a church law that based the size of the church to be built to the size of the community it was to serve. It was to be no larger than the size of the community. where it was built. There are not many church attenders in Norway today.
... were no roads into the area. They have been hand making cheese using traditional processes for over 1,000 years. It also has a small stave church for the approximately 60 people live in the village. Driving into Undredal we followed a rapid flowing river of melted ice and snow from the mountains. The water is crystal clear and ice blue in colour. We enjoyed tasting their cheeses, including the brown cheese, salami and jams. Back on the bus we headed back to Flam ...
... John took them down to the foyer where he duly paid NWK200 into an envelope marked with our details and our hotels, for shipping to Oslo. Well worth not having to lug all our bags onto the train. Funnily enough as we were entering the station the next morning we saw a trolley loaded with suitcases and was about to exclaim, ‘there’s a bag like ours", then realised they were our bags, en route to Oslo, probably on the same train! Just as long as we get them at the other ...
... time we, along with hundreds of other travelers, disembarked at the tiny historic train station in Myrdal, rain was pouring in at 45 degrees. Jerry and I secured a table to scarf a much needed snack. When our Flam train arrived there was an exodus of wet cranky people pushing and shoving to maneuver suitcases and backpacks through one exit door and secure a window seat for the Ride of a Lifetime.
I tried to be gracious but when the second man shoved me aside ...
... we were in a very narrow fjord, with cliffs about 75 yards from us on either side, and right behind us was a five-masted cruise ship. I looked over and up and saw that the cliff sides were dotted with all manor of little waterfalls and the sun was casting incredibly deep shadows on one side of the fjord. I will never forget that first impression.
We had sailed down the Sognefjord during the early mornings hours, which is the longest ...