mrpb27's photos with the Norway

Hedrum gravhaugene_Pano

Hedrum gravhaugene_Pano
Hedrum burial mounds

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The burial mounds at Hedrum church are visible from both sides of the river. It is typical that burial ground were often along roads and transport routes and near Iron Age farms. There are 30 grave mounds here.
In early Chr…
Added on September 24, 2016

Irene and friends

Irene and friends
A colourful little scene at Helgeroa.
Sun was peeping through the heavy clouds.
Added on November 13, 2016

Rauanveien

Rauanveien
Afternoon sun doesn't quite reach this piece of road so the snow has stuck to the trees due to the minus temperatures for the last week.
Added on November 13, 2016

Red squirrel

Red squirrel
This little fella sat around long enough for me to get my camera out and get a few photo's before disappearing.
Added on November 27, 2016

Crossed wires

Crossed wires
Just trying to do something a bit 'arty' for once.
Added on July 19, 2016

Kjerringfossen - Gautafall

Kjerringfossen - Gautafall
Added on July 12, 2016

Treungen kirke

Treungen kirke
Treungen church located in Treungen parish in Vest-Telemark rural deanery.

The timber church was consecrated on 25 March 1863 and has seating for 250. The altarpiece, baptismal font, communion silver and church bells dating from the 1750s come from the…
Added on July 12, 2016

Treungen kirke

Treungen kirke
Treungen church located in Treungen parish in Vest-Telemark rural deanery.

The timber church was consecrated on 25 March 1863 and has seating for 250. The altarpiece, baptismal font, communion silver and church bells dating from the 1750s come from the…
Added on July 12, 2016

Stålaker quarry_Panorama

Stålaker quarry_Panorama
4 photo's corrected using DxO Pro 10 then stitched together using PSE11 to make this panoramic photo.
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Lundhs Marina is extracted from quarry no 15, Stålaker. Lundhs Marina is characterised by large steel-blue feldspa…
Added on May 24, 2016

Svarstad kirke

Svarstad kirke
The first church here was built about 1000.
The second church was a stave church from the time around 1200 and erected as parish church for Svarstad parish. Burned down in 1392.
The third church, consecrated in 1395 to St. Olav. Demolished in 1656.
The cu…
Added on May 22, 2016

Colourful rocks

Colourful rocks
I just liked the colours and shapes of this bit here.

A long walk from the parking place out to here. Behind me is a lovely and very popular sandy beach at Engebukta.
Added on May 15, 2016

Rørholdt gravplass

Rørholdt gravplass
Lovely little chapel in the middle of nowhere. I've never seen one like this before. It's built on 'legs' much like a stabbur. The fence and gate look to be very recent.
My search for more info about it has proved fruitless. All I have found is a list of…
Added on May 10, 2016

Holemyra

Holemyra
Not quite trail of the lonesome pine but these were certainly impressive in the afternoon sun.

Hole Myra is a hiking area in Svarstad. The walk is approximately 4.4 km. The area is well looked after by Lardal o-lag, and a lot of work was done in 2014. Th…
Added on May  7, 2016

Loggers

Loggers
Lots of logging going on in the countryside. It always makes a mess and this was no exception. Difficult to walk along what was once a path with all the cut down trees and branches. All the rain in the last few days has not helped making it pretty muddy i…
Added on May  6, 2016

Bombing of Vallø

Bombing of Vallø
The memorial for civilians killed during the bombing of Vallø on 25th April 1945, made by Carl E. Paulsen from Tonsberg, was unveiled on 26 June 1949.

Despite the war drawing to a close, British aircraft bombed Vallø oil facilities - which, to make matte…
Added on May  2, 2016

Hvarnes kirke

Hvarnes kirke
The first church in Hvarnes was probably from the 1200s and was a stave-church. It is said that the in 1661, the church was in such bad condition that "when the wind blows, it creaks and cracks so much that if the congregation would fear for their lives".…
Added on May  1, 2016

Teigenåsen utsikt

Teigenåsen utsikt
View from Teigenåsen looking over Kilen towards Slottsfjellet tower in Tønsberg, nearly 3.5 km's away.
Added on April 26, 2016

The avenue

The avenue
Added on April 25, 2016