Maihaugen is a open-air museum in Lillehammer, about 135 km north of Oslo. The museum has a collection of more than 200 houses and is divided into a rural area, city (mostly old Lillehammer buildings) and a residential area. The majority of the buildings originates from the Gudbrandsdalen from the last few centuries, but also has older buildings like Garmo Stave Church from 12th century.
We visited Maihaugen in 2006.
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Legend has that a King’s Knight stole a gorgeous woman from another Knight in the area, and after setting the houses on fire, he escaped with the woman over the nearby gorge and the followers didn’t dare to jump it.
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Tyin is a lake at slightly above 1000 meters over sea level in Oppland county in Norway. The lake and the area is a part of Jotunheimen National Park. We where there in the middle of September as a part of our road trip.
The first couple of photos are from the road leading up to the lake.
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