Category Archives: Norway

Thursday’s Special: Traces of the Past. Norway – Værnes Church c 1085

Where can you find a church that has a building purpose-built to house one’s weapons when attending church?  Where can you find Viking architecture still in regular use and see frescoes from the end of the first millennium? – By … Continue reading

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Photo101 – Glass Day 17

Even through glass the view is stunning. My contribution to the world through glass. Can’t find a better view than this one…. Below photo in a stave church…I think it would be impossible to pay attention to the priest…. A … Continue reading

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Travel theme – Spring

Where’s My Backpack has a travel themed photographic challenge – titled “Spring” – but at home it is still summer, and heading (hopefully) towards the cooler autumnal soon! My photo comes from Sandane, Norway, last Spring. I hear Norwegians and … Continue reading

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