Norway Day 4: Vik Steinkirke

After the Stavkirke in Vik, we stumbled on this pretty little Steinkirke or Stone church: Lovely view: Note the slate roof tiles:


Norway Day 4: Vangsnes to Vik Stavkirke

After we got to Vangsnes, after admiring where we’d come from, we headed south to Vik. So pretty! Vangsnes to Vik wasn’t far, not even a half hour. We easily found the Hopperstad Stave Church. We’d read that it was maybe a 20 minute walk from the harbor, but there was need to walk with a car. (And it actually … Continue Reading →


DC Museums and Monuments with Jasmin

In early August, we had an astronomy/physics student named Jasmin visit us from the UK. We have a mutual friend who asked if we could host her for the week and have her shadow us because she was very interested in outreach and was also on a paid internship that had travel money. So she came for the week and … Continue Reading →


Norway Day 4: Sogndal to Hella to Vangsnes

After our stay overnight in Sogndal, we headed first thing in the morning to Hella to catch the ferry to Vangsnes. We were headed back to Bergen via Vik and Voss. This post will mostly be about the ferry ride to Vangsnes. We drove about 40 minutes from Sogndal to Hella first. We stopped to checkout this lovely waterfall – … Continue Reading →