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Traveling is most definitely on my bucket list, and I love it! For each post, I try to put the history of the place if I can, finding information about it there or online.
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Lake Stevens, WashingtonLake StevensWashingtonBeautiful sunset in the area. It just kept changing color and shape by the minute, (like all sunsets do <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >) and was quite spectacular.Everett, WashingtonEverettWashingtonSaw this great blue heron at a dock in Everett. Thank goodness for the zoom lens or I would have scared it away! :)Bergen, NorwayBergenNorwayThis is one of many alleyways between the medieval merchant houses in Bergen. It was around Christmas when I took the photo, hence the snowflakes...Oslo, NorwayOsloNorwayThe Norweigan Resistance museum located in military fort Akershus, remembering the struggles and victories of Norway against Nazi Germay during WW2.Willard Wyatt Park, West Lake Stevens, WashingtonWillard Wyatt ParkWest Lake Stevens, WashingtonThe sun setting made the town reflect off the water nicely.Bergen, NorwayBergenNorwayThe 100 year old Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Bergen (built in 1914) was originally named Grossherzog Friedrich August and built as a training ship for...Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo, NorwayNobel Peace CentreOslo, NorwayINCREDIBLE museum! Big exhibit on Martin Luther King during my visit along with the 2014 prize winners, Malala and Kailash. So worth it!!!Honningsvåg, NorwayHonningsvågNorway#snow - This is the northernmost town in Norway located above the Arctic Circle. Great place to visit!Kirkenes, NorwayKirkenesNorway#snow - this is an arial view from the flight to the capital of Norway (Oslo) from Kirkenes.Viking Ship Museum, Oslo, NorwayViking Ship MuseumOslo, NorwayThis is the Oseberg ship in the Viking ship museum in Oslo. The ship was discovered at Oseberg farm in a burial mound. The burial ship is believed...Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, NorwayNidaros CathedralTrondheim, NorwayThis cathedral is Scandinavia&#39;s largest medieval building. The original building was built between 1130 and the 14th century, and the church sits...Trondheim, NorwayTrondheimNorwayThis is a statue of Leiv Erickson, the Norwegian man originally credited with discovering North America in the year 1000. The statue is a replica...Rosenkrantz Tower, Bergen, NorwayRosenkrantz TowerBergen, NorwayRosenkrantz tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle (Bergenhus), Erik Rosenkrantz. Ancient! :)Bergen, NorwayBergenNorwayThis is the birthplace of Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who discovered the cause of leprosy in 1873. This place isn&#39;t advertised so you have to...Bergen, NorwayBergenNorwayThis church (church of Saint Olaf) is often remembered by the cannonball that has been stuck in its wall since 1665, (the hole next to the window).Oslo, NorwayOsloNorwayThis ancient church was consecrated in 1697 in Norway. Great place to visit in Oslo!Geilo, NorwayGeiloNorway#snow - During the train ride from Oslo to Bergen, around the small town of Geilo. This train ride is beautiful with lots of snow!Seattle, WashingtonSeattleWashingtonNice rose garden in Seatte area!Lake Stevens, WashingtonLake StevensWashingtonView of the gorgeous skyline out the window. :)Deception Pass, Island County, WashingtonDeception PassIsland County, WashingtonForgot to post earlier, but we visited Deception Pass and explored the area! Wonderful place, and the view is terrific.
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