Sunday, August 03, 2008

Visit to Røros and Trondheim

I've been away this weekend and want to show you photos from this. But first, thank you all for all the nice comments in my giveawaypost. I so appriciate it all, and WOW.........286 comments right now. But I've noticed blogger has some sort of hickup because some comments are twice or tripple (but that gives you no more lottery tickets LOL) You still have until tomorrow evening 18:00 (my time) to be in the draw.

Another giveaway is this one over at Farmyard crafts. She's celebrating her 50th post blogiversary.


So what I've been up to this weekend.

My DD and I packed the car full of her stuff. She's moving to Trondheim to study photo for 2 years. And we combined it with a visit to Røros.

The town of Røros is one of the oldest towns of wooden buildings in Europe, and also one of the few mining towns in the world that has been found worthy of a place on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The town centre boasts a rare collection of large and well-preserved wooden buildings, made all the more real and authentic by the fact that the people of today live and work in them.


We were hungry and found a cosy little restaurant in a backyard.
And now I'll show you some photos from Røros, just enjoy this little trip.










Røros is a wonderful town, very special and I recomend you all to go there for a visit if you can.


Next stop was Trondheim.

There we visited Nidarosdomen

This week Trondheim is celebrating something called The St Olav festival
and we visited the market. Here is Laila and my DD together . We spend all the day together in the city with Laila and her mother.

And of course.........................
a visit to Quiltegården. Siw has a wonderful quiltshop in Trondheim and I know I'll be back real soon.
Laila looking at something she JUST HAD TO HAVE

and of course me.........looking at something I HAD TO HAVE. Those two girls in front of the counter is from russia. It was fun hearing them talking about quilting in Russia.
And this is what I bought. Four fabrics to be included in the background for a new project. A Tilda fabric I'm going to make dolls of. And of course this cute bear pattern.

And two thimbles. One from Røros and one from Nidarosdomen.

Tomorrow is the drawing for my giveaway.
So please come back to see who wins :)

Saying for today:

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30 comments:

Lycklig said...

What wonderful pictures and what a great quiltshop. Very nice things you found there, I have the green fabric with the dots too. It´s so nice!
Many greetings
Gisela

Libby said...

Thank you for the tour . . . another place to add to my 'someday' travel list *s*

Sweet P said...

What a beautiful old town! Your new fabrics look yummy!

Gail said...

I don't always comment, but I always look in at your pictures. Thank you so much for including pictures of your home and your travels. I may never get to visit, but I love the chance to visit online. What a lovely city and beautiful scenery.

dot said...

Looks like you had a great time. I really thing Roros is intrigueing. I like Trondheim but Roros is my kind of a good time, laid back and easy.

Stina said...

That was a some wonderful pictures from Röros och Trondheim...and St Olavs festival...and Siws fantastic shop...hope I will come there someday!! With a lot of MONEY!!! :o)

Guðrún said...

This was a great tour, thank you so much May Britt.

Stephanie said...

I so enjoy learning about other countries and cultures. It's more meaningful reading it through the eyes of a quilt blogger. I believe I spied a pattern with "tea" in the title! Thank you for sharing your trip.

Simonetta said...

What wonderful pictures!!!Thank you so much May Britt.

El rincón de Paloma. said...

Unas fotos preciosas, la tienda es muy bonita. Que diferencia de paisaje el de tus fotos al que tenemos aqui.

Karol-Ann said...

What an amazing place! I hope your DD enjoys her studies.

Vicki W said...

The old wooded buildings are so cool - thanks for sharing the photos!

teresa sako said...

What a wonderful weekend ...!
This is a beautiful city, is like those I imagine in movies.
It´s a place my husband and me are planing to visit for a long time...(Well, this year we made only 8 years of married...)
Here the landscape is totally different ... Also you should come and see it, jejej.
The patchwork shop is very beautiful and the fabrics you purchased more.
Well, thousands of kisses and see you soon.
Teresa Sako.

Nancy said...

Ah, May Britt. Just beautiful. I'm not sure I'll ever make it to Norway, but at least I have a good idea what it looks like from your beautiful pics. Thanks!

Chookyblue...... said...

wonderful photos........thanks for sharing.....

Teresa said...

Thank you for sharing the picture. Roros looks like an interesting place to visit and I enjoyed seeing the pictures. Its also fun to see quilt shops in other countries. Happy you had a good visit and made it home safely!

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi May Britt, thank you for sharing your weekend adventure, Roros is a town I would love to go to and the quilt shop, that looked like a fun one.
Hugs,
Bonnie

Inger Lise in Norway said...

What a wonderful trip you had May Britt. Thanks for sharing. We could go to Trondheim in November Siw is having Dear Jane class with Hanne A chanse to start on the quilt LOL

Leanne said...

Thanks for sharing it is always great to see other countries.....is that another pattern to add to the collection LOL

Margaret said...

Abyquilt this name pops up on so many blogs and I have visited your pages more than once. Your photos are always enlightening, Roro I had never heard of that place now I will have to look it up. I enjoyed two scandanavian T.V. shows that were shown on S.B.S. here in Australia. Keep the good thing s coming Margaret

Darlene said...

Thank you for taking us along on your trip. I enjoyed it very much.

Jo Jo said...

What gorgeous photos and places! I am sure you had a great time at the quilt shop. Good luck to your daughter with her studies. Jo x

daisy said...

What beautiful pictures! I would love to visit Europe someday. My step son was stationed in Germany for a few years, he's a nurse anesthetist and was in the Army.

Nancy in WI

em's scrapbag said...

I so enjoyed your blog. My grandma is in Norway now on a trip. I know I will see many pictures of your beautiful country when she returns. I enjoyed looking at yours.

Thimbleanna said...

Wow May Britt! What beautiful pictures. It looks like you had a wonderful trip. How fun to see a Norwegian quilt shop. Thanks for the peek into your beautiful country!

Colleen formerly of South Africa said...

Your photos of Roros...are lovely.The quilt shop looked nice too!

Cath Ü said...

I love the fabrics you have chosen to use when making Tea with Ted... I am Cath Ü and I am the person who drew these teddies.. I am one of the Angels in Disuise girls.. there are three of us... Colleen Julie and me.....
I would love you to show me a picture when you have finished this project....
cath Ü

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

I was really interested in the cathedral. I just read "World without End" and its the 2nd book about a town in England with a cathedral. I'm facinated with them. Thanks for the link to learn more about it.

Anne Ida said...

Oh, what a great time you girls must have had! Thanks for the tour!

Simply This That and the Other... said...

Oh how I would love to visit!
Absolutely Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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