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Visions from Oslo and Hell

  1. Apr 25, 2007 #1

    arildno

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    Okay, not from THAT Hell, but the Norwegian village Hell.
    These are not my photos, but I liked them very much.

    The first picture is of Oslo's main street, ending at the Royal Palace:

    http://www.myphotographs.net/norway/picture1.html
     
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    Those are great pics, thanks for sharing them
     
  4. Apr 25, 2007 #3

    radou

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    Wow, the Viking Museum rules! :smile:
     
  5. Apr 25, 2007 #4

    arildno

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    Glad you liked it. Here is a bit of Vikingish architecture, the Borgund stave church:

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    This church was built some time before 1200 (the age of the timber has been dated to the winter 1180-81), and was in active use as the community church for almost 700 years.
     
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  6. Apr 25, 2007 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    Incredible! I love the pics.

    You know, in the US we don't have a long history. Obviously the native Americans go way back, but they didn't leave us the rich history of documents and architecture, or the sense of connection with the past that you all get.

    Nearly made a trip to Norway some years ago. Unfortunately, at the last minute I was bumped by a manager who wanted to go. I'm not Norwegian, but I am part Swedish and part Finnish. I would love to see that part of the world.
     
  7. Apr 25, 2007 #6

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    :bugeye: The church looks amazing.
     
  8. Apr 25, 2007 #7
    Thats putting it incredibly mildly.

    WOW. :bugeye:
     
  9. Apr 26, 2007 #8
    http://www.hell2u.com/index.htmBeautiful! And you have a city named Hell too! The city of Hell Michigan, is just a little road side attraction. But there is a cute eatery there, called the Dam site Inn. And I do have a tee shirt, that says, Don't mess with me, Ive been to Hell.:rofl:
     
  10. Apr 26, 2007 #9

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    If you are into palaces, fortresses and castles, then Sweden&Denmark has a lot more to offer than Norway.

    If you are interested in deep, never-ending woods dotted with lakes (ideal for camping), then Finland is a good choice.

    If you want the best sum total, visit Norway. :smile:
     
  11. May 8, 2007 #10

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    Yay, Norwegian power.
     
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