Go for the Fjords, Stay for the Churches!

EuroTravelogue™: ArtSmart Roundtable: Norway’s Historic Stave Churches.

I keep seeing photos of these wonderful buildings and thinking I would love to see them in person. It may be a while before I get there, but Jeff Titelius recently traveled in Norway and has written a wonderful post detailing the construction history of this 800-year-old building type.

Umes Stave Church, the oldest in Norway, on the shores of the Sognefjord

 

About Jamie Donahoe

Happy being busy; busy being happy. Serial traveler, voracious reader, bountiful baker, blogger and techie volunteer.
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