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Pumpeparken - Stavern

Pumpeparken - Stavern
Vannposten in Stavern was built in 1792 as a central monument on the square space that today is called "pump park".

The park is an old square, surrounded by the garrison barracks, built between 1750 and 1770.
These were for housing of officers, governmen…
Added on December 20, 2016

Hedrum gravhaugene_Pano

Hedrum gravhaugene_Pano
Hedrum burial mounds

Location:
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

Sti for øye - Wolf

Sti for øye - Wolf
Ulvene
Sally Mathews
Billedhogger/Billedkunstner
Born 1964, Wales

stiforoye.no/

It's the the way of designing sculptures that differentiates Sally Matthews from others. She is the daughter of a veterinarian, and integrates animal sculptures in nature. I…
Added on October 13, 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

Coombe Hill Monument - Second Boer War

Coombe Hill Monument - Second Boer War
For most of human history, war memorials were erected to commemorate great victories; remembering the dead was a secondary concern. Coombe Hill Monument is one of the first and largest examples of a war memorial erected to honour the names of individual m…
Added on August 26, 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

Rørholtfjorden_Pano

Rørholtfjorden_Pano
This water is known far beyond its borders, among freshwater biologists and limnologer. Rørholt fjord is a merometic lake, that is, the bottom layer of water is stagnant. In this case, it consists of old seawater, presumably from land rise after the last…
Added on May 14, 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

Slow worm (Norsk - Stålorm)

Slow worm (Norsk - Stålorm)
The Anguis fragilis, or slow worm, is a limbless lizard native to Eurasia. It is sometimes called a blind-worm.
Slow worms are semifossorial (burrowing) lizards, spending much of the time hiding underneath objects. The skin of slow worms is smooth with sc…
Added on May  9, 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