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Norway in a Nutshell - Roundtrip from Bergen to Bergen
"Begin the journey in Bergen by hopping on a comfortable train and taking a scenic ride to the town of Voss along the Bergen Railway. From Voss travel by bus through charming villages and gorgeous natural landscapes toward the town of Gudvangen. From May-September the bus travels down the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.In Gudvangen board a boat and take a fjord cruise along the narrow Nærøyfjord and the magnificent Aurlandsfjord. The Aurlandsfjord is a picturesque fjord that offers stunning views while the Nærøyfjord is a dramatic fjord surrounded by high mountains. Nærøyfjorden is one of the most narrow fjords in Europe and included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. After departing the cruise arrive in the village of Flåm nestled in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord and hop on a train on the legendary Flåm Railway. This railway offers spectacular panoramic views to some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. The train will continue Myrdal
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Norway in a Nutshell - Roundtrip from Oslo to Oslo
"Begin your journey in Oslo by hopping on a comfortable westbound train and taking a scenic ride along the Bergen Railway. After arriving in the town of Mydral change trains and hop on a train on the popular Flåm Railway which offers spectacular panoramic views to some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. Leave the train and board a boat for a magnificent fjord cruise you’ll never forget. The Aurlandsfjord is a picturesque while the Nærøyfjord is a dramatic fjord surrounded by high mountains. Nærøyfjorden is one of the most narrow fjords in Europe and included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. After the cruise arrive in village of Gudvangen nestled in the innermost part of Nærøyfjorden. From here the journey continues with a bus trip through Nærøydalen full of charming villages and a gorgeous landscape. From May-September the bus travels down the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva. The bus will eventually arrive in Voss
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Norway in a Nutshell Day trip - Oslo to Bergen
"Starting from Oslo you first set out on a westbound train journey through scenic mountain terrain on the Bergen Railway. Upon arrival in Myrdal you disembark and change trains to the legendary Flåm Railway. The Flåm Railway offers spectacular panoramic views to some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. Your journey continues from Flåm with a fjord c while the Nærøyfjord is a dramatic fjord surrounded by high mountains. Nærøyfjorden is one of the most narrow fjords in Europe and included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. After your fjord cruise you arrive in the small village of Gudva nestled in the innermost part of Nærøyfjorden. From here the journey continues with a bus trip through Nærøydalen with its charming villages and scenic nature landscape. From May-September the bus travels down the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva. The bus will arrive in Voss where you continue the tour by train on the Bergen Railway to Bergen."
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World's largest sundial@Trondheim's Torvet

The town square of Trondheim was relatively easy to find, even for a blur sod at 8am, sans coffee. Just at the heart of the square, we found a soaring granite column(Trondheim Torg ) with a statue of Trondheim's Viking founder. It was so huge that it was almost impossible to miss (Not unless you're a bat with no sonar abilities). Interestingly enough, this column also doubles up as the world's largest sundial apart from being the marker of the town square. If you don't believe me, look very carefully on the cobbeled base. You'll find markings tracking the seasonal direction of the sun around the column on which the Viking stands. So when the sun pops out, the column acts as a huge sundial.

Note: Other than the huge sundial, you'll find a huge supermarket there, a tourist office and a bank where you withdraw your much needed $.

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Dec 06, 2005

THE STATUE OF OLAV TRYGGVASON

Olav Trygvason was born in Russia, baptised in England and then sailed to Norway to gather the country as one, christianise it and bring it in to a modern age.

For most norwegians he was a big hero that unfortunately got killed in the battle of Stiklestad. He was almost possesed by the christianity, and saw every one who wasn't christian as hedens.

In the mainplaza in Trondheim there is a big statue of him. Here he is portrayed when he had to choose between the sword (death) or a beacon (symbolising christianity). His grusomness and will of tortur makes his friends turn away from him, and he gives the swedish queen a slap in the face with his glow. After this both the swedish and danish kings turned away from him too.

His megalomania finally drives him to his death. In Svolder he thought he could gather Norway, Sweden and Denmark as one christian empire, but is surprised by an ambush that leads to his death.

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Oct 02, 2004

A Walking Tour of Trondheim

It must have been about 8am in the morning when Liz and I finally arrived in Trondheim from Bodo. We had a good night's rest on board the train and after a heavy breakfast, we were raring to explore the little university of Trondheim. All we needed to do was to get back to the train station by 7pm to board the next train to Oslo. Join us on a little tour as we uncovered the nooks and crannies of this little place. Our first point of exploration was the town square or the Torvet.

Note:Our hefty backpacks were stashed in the big lockers in Trondheim train station.

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Dec 06, 2005

OLAV TRYGGVASON

The monument of OLAV TRYGGVASON, also known as Holy Olav,who was the founder of Trondheim is situated in the centre of the giant townsquare.
He was born in Russia and started to introduce christianity to Norway. He was forced to leave the country,but some time later he returned to fight for his throne and was killed in the battle of Stiklestad. He was buried under the cathedral and became a martyr and a saint of the catholic church.

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Oct 07, 2009
 
 
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Trondheim Tinghus (Trondheim Courthouse)

Along the way back to Torvet, we saw Trondheim Tinghus and concluded that Trondheim must have the loveliest courthouse entrance in the world! Just take a look at the picture, you can see colourful post-World War II frieze with symbols and personalities important to the history of Trondheim. But let your admiration stop there, you're not permitted inside unless you're a civil servant or have recently committed a crime;p.

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Dec 07, 2005

Torget

The Torget is the heart of the town of Trondheim. In this nice square you can see a daily markets. In the middle of the square there is a column with the statue of Olav I Tryggvason, the settler of Trondheim, work of W.Rasmussen (1923)

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May 20, 2006

Check out the statue of the...

Check out the statue of the founder of Trondheim,King Olav Tryggvason. It's actually a giant clock!
The square is sometimes closed for concerts,like Bob Dylan & Joe Cocker. Over 20 000 spectators! There'a also a giant outdoors market once a year.

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Aug 25, 2002

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