Travel Blogs from Lillehammer
... of community. The church was the center of their community life. It appears that is still the case in Norway, especially in the rural communities.
After spending time at the Ringebu stave church we were back on the busy E6 highway to Lillehammer. At Lillehammer we stopped to visit the Maihaugen museum, described as Norway's best open air museum. The founder of the museum was a man named Anders Sandvig.
Anders was a dentist ...
... It is Norway's second largest of the 28 remaining stave churches. It was built in 1220 on the site of an even older church. In 1630 parts of the church were rebuilt and the red tower was added. We were able to go inside this impressive church and toured the large graveyard. We did find some graves that belonged to the Moen family but none of Peder Moen's ancestors.
Here are some pictures of the Ringebu ...
... but the clouds started to roll in while we were travelling and now it is raining and quite soggy. This area is known for its beautiful hiking and walking trails so we are hoping that it might be nice enough tomorrow to go for a short walk before we get back on the road. We will also visit a very old stave kirke in the hopes of locating more family.
Just a few pictures for today. I will upload some of the hotel ...
... Vertshuset Sinclair" em Kvam. A viagem só foi interrompida por uma paragem em Ringebu para ver a velha igreja, construída no fim do sec. 12 - algo que vale a pena ver! Depois de saborear um bom bife e entrecôte, nós temos mais 1 1/2 horas para chegar ao nosso destino; Hjerkinn em Dovre. Aí vamos estacionar o carro e caminhar em direcção so parque nacional em ...
... setter" and above the tree line on a very poor road. Deep tire tracks where not the favourite for our heavy bikes but we saw some beautiful scenery there in around 1100 meters. Tomorrow we start early and go to Lillehammer to by provisions and other stuff. 100 km's of pure gravel to get there - the terrain around national park "Rondane" is sure to make it excellent. 11 hours ride today. The new reindeer-seat sure did it's ...
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Other places to stay in Lillehammer
Turisthotelveien 6, Lillehammer | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Jernbanegaten 1, Lillehammer | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Storgaten 84B, Lillehammer | 3 star hotelfrom $208
Storgata 108B, Lillehammer | 3 star hotelfrom $211
Railway Station Jernbanetorget 2, Lillehammer | 2 star hotelfrom $110
Elvegaten 12, Lillehammer | 3 star hotelfrom $207
Birkebeinerveien 24, Lillehammer | 3 star hotelfrom $162