S: Olin Family 2007
1: The year 2007 is the time our commitment and love truly started. We spent our first year as husband and wife all over the globe, chasing our dreams, meeting new friends, and solidifying our commitment to a peaceful world.
2: Minneapolis! This was the view from our condo in Riverview Towers right above the 35W bridge. This was our first home together.
3: Our good friend, Jean Herzberg in the last year of her life. She was truly someone who lived life and laughed to the fullest extent. | Above: On law school graduation day. Middle: Our "Jean" bird in Norway who always seemed to hang outside our window. Below: Her favorite foods: cake and ice cream!
6: We love hanging out together! Whether we were with friends drinking beer and having great conversations, or campaigning for our favorite candidates, we always knew how to have a good time.
7: Jackson, Hole, WY | Jenny Lake Grand Tetons | Yellowstone National Park | Fishing on the Snake
8: Weddings Andy and Anne Haag Jason and Jenny Koponen Jake and Sarah Whiting
9: Las vegas
10: Will you marry me? Yes! | Guthrie Theatre Minneapolis, MN December 15, 2006
12: University of Minnesota Law School Graduation Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Published in Law Review
14: Getting ready for the big day! Emily and her Matron of Honor, Heidi Pasela, testing out dress and hair do.
18: Our Mini-Moon Bayfield, WI
19: On the shores of Lake Superior
20: 35W Bridge Collapse August 1, 2007
21: Norway | Our year long adventure started in Oslo, Norway...
22: Queen Maude, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the WWII Museum
25: TRONDHEIM, NORWAY | FAMOUS | ROW | HOUSES | HOME
27: Nidaros Cathedral
28: Having fun and discovering our new city!
29: HUSET | The local bar of Steinan Studentby and a place where everyone knew our names.!
30: AK and I singing "The hills are alive...""; Bjorn & Tonya; Lars & Todd; Ian from Seattle; doing the Macarena; Anna- Kari and Prab
31: Tending bar at Huset was always fun for the Americans. | SKOL!
32: Our flat at Steinan Studentby | Edgar B. Schieldropsvei 09, 22 7033 TRONDHEIM, NORWAY Phone:(+47)73 88 88 91
33: A day of "easy" hiking in the woods of Trondheim
34: New food and a new language to learn!
36: Trondheim Fjord
37: "It's waffle time, it's waffle time! Won't you have some waffles of mine?"
38: Todd's Office at NTNU
39: Our First Vacation | Leaving Trondheim for... | Belgium and Germany!
41: Food! Our Faves: Belgian waffles, cappuccinos, fries with mayonnaise, and good Belgian beer
44: Drove all night, slept in car... | ...and finally found our hostel. | Brussels, Belgium
47: Biking through the Belgian countryside, we came upon some gems: a 1000 year old monastery with a working brewery that sells Trappiste beer.
49: Rochefort Brewery
50: An old castle and Roman ruins make this leg of the trip complete!
51: Heidelberg, Germany
52: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany A trip back in time...
55: Left: The famous night watchman! Below: Trying to find a place to sleep around Munich, we ended up camping in our car.
56: Oktoberfest | Munich, Germany
60: Castle Neuschwanstein The Cinderella Castle and the home of crazy King Ludwig
62: Emily's Job: Year 8
64: Year 8!
65: Jul 2007 at Birralee International School Above: Celebrating Santa Lucia Below: Christmas Play and Christmas Party in Mrs. Olin's room
66: Surprise Birthday Party! | October 27, 2007
67: Thanksgiving with our Norwegian and American friends.
68: Olympic Ski Jumping
71: Winter Solstice Sunrise: 10:01 Sunset: 2:32
72: Huset | Oooprah! | Kube | A Viking tradition | Snow... | ...Any excuse to sleep!
73: Jul 2007
74: Downtown Trondheim
76: After getting stuck in Germany for a night, we are finally ready to start our Xmas adventure!
77: Swiss Countryside
78: Interlaken, Switzerland
79: Grand Lindner Beaux Rivage
85: Christmas Eve 2007
87: C h r i s t m a s M O r N
90: Ski day!
91: Grindelwald, Switzerland
94: The day Emily hurt her knee. At least she got to eat fondue afterwards.
95: Christmas gifts for the parents--real Norwegian sweaters.
96: H U S E T
97: New Year's Eve 2007 | An amazing year! On to 2008...