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In 1995, visitng the church on Notteroy Island in the Oslo fjord where my great great Grandfather Carl Borgersen is burried.  
   

In 1995, visitng the church on Notteroy Island in the Oslo fjord where my great great Grandfather Carl Borgersen is burried.

Planning my St. Olavsleden Pilgrimage

April 29th 2017
I always start a new year by planning my trips for the year, if not before. Last year, Linda granted me five weeks away to walk the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain. I knew she wouldn't agree to that long a separation again so that set one limit for any trip this year. This year we have a new more constraining limit to our ability to travel together. Our dog Bonnie was recently diagnosed w ... read more
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Norwegian Flag Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
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22nd March 2017

Oh to be a pilgrim
Oh to be a viking...pretty sure you are...oh to be a pilgrim...yep we know you are. Now you are planning Bob...the land of your forebears awaits. Sounds challenging...sounds fantastic!
22nd March 2017

Vikings...
I recall your recent blog when you were a Viking. You need to add Scandinavia to your Bucket List. And you and Denise always love to walk.

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