Telemark Norway ....This is the Heddal stave church in Notodden, Telemark. Joe and I were there and walked around the outside since it wasn't open at the time. It is the largest stave church in Norway and appeared to be in excellent condition. It was built in the beginning of the 13th century - that's in the 1200s!
Christmas is a huge deal in Norway, and Norwegian Christmas traditions make the most of the holiday during the dark days of winter. Click through to read how magical Christmas in Norway can be, including traditional Christmas cookies, lutefisk, and julebord!