Salt On The Road
A Travel Photo - Journal Of Tryna and Al Morton

Europe - Spring 2008 - Lillehammer

2008-06-10: Ottadalen Stave Church

A stave church is a medieval wooden church with a post and beam construction related to timber framing. The wall frames are filled with vertical planks. The load-bearing posts (stafr in Old Norse) have lent their name to the building technique. This church is an original but has had additions over time.

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2008-06-10: Countryside

Driving through the Gudbrandsdal Valley, we experience the area that was the inspiration for Ibsen's Peer Gynt.

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2008-06-10: Lillihammer Cathedral

This beautiful church stands at the foot of a city park that has not only a fountain but also some statues.

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2008-06-10: Ski Jump

The Olympic ski jump continues to overlook the town and be used in the winter as the Norwegians love to jump.

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