Final Days of the Loppet Foundation-Norway Exchange Maree: We left Rauland Ski-Senter late afternoon on Thursday, after a full day of telemark skiing. The return route took us by a couple of important Norwegian landmarks. We skirted the Hardangervidda, a mountain plateau that covers part of Telemark county and is the largest plateau of its […]Read more "The Final Days of the Loppet-Norway Exchange"
Today was day two of telemark skiing at Rauland Ski-Sentre. The Minnesota and Norwegian students met at the base of the mountain together with their Norwegian instructors and were advised to warm up. Then, they regrouped for a quick lesson. The Porsgrunn School teachers, Truls and Frode, let the students know that if they wanted […]Read more "Catching Up with Hannah at Rauland"
Maree: Friday thru Sunday we were with our host families in Porsgrunn. I ended up bumping into Hannah and Kristine on a walk by the fjord Friday evening, the day we arrived. They had been for a long walk – a very Norwegian thing to do! Then, when I saw Hannah this morning, the first […]Read more "Days Two and Three"
Arriving in Porsgrunn, after, as always, an adventure.Read more "Velkommen til Porsgrunn!"