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Olin Family 2008

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S: Olin Family 2008

BC: Emily and Todd Olin 9-22 Edgar B. Schieldropsvei 7033 Trondheim, Norway

FC: A Life-Changing Year A Life-Endre Ar | Norway England The Netherlands France Sweden Poland Czech Republic Italy Ireland America

1: Bjorn's Cabin | A Norwegian Hytte | January 2008

2: A True Rustic Cabin in the Mountains of Norway

3: Playing Games

4: Swedish and Norwegian Traditions

5: Eating and Playing

6: OSLO | Todd explains his research to fellow Fulbrighters in Oslo, Norway. We spent a couple days back in the city in a hotel across from the Ibsen Museum.

7: Fulbright Reception and Todd's Swearing into the Bar and American Ambassador Whitney's Residence

8: A M E R I C A N | E M B A S S Y

9: S W E A R I N G I N

10: Ambassador Whitney after Swearing Todd in.

11: The Norwegian Fulbrighters 2007-2008

12: The Fulbrighters with the Fulbright Committee

14: The Fulbright Scholars 2007-2008 | February 2008 | Lillehammer, Norway

15: We were a bit naughty and rode up the slopes without skis, only to come back down without skis. | On the Ski Slopes of Skeikampen

17: A | Breathtaking Views of the Norwegian Mountains.

18: Goofing Around on the Slopes

19: "Ole Expressheisen"

20: Evening Fun with the Fulbrighters

21: Getting a little tipsy with a fun group of people!

23: Lillehammer: Home of the 1994 Olympics | Could Emily make it in the Olympics? | We had a few hours before our train left for our home in Trondheim.

24: MARCH | In Downtown Trondheim | Alex arrives from America!

25: Celebrating Todd's 29th Birthday

26: Egon Restaurant for Todd's Birthday Celebration

27: Visiting the Grave of the founder of St. Olaf College

28: Out and About in Downtown Trondheim

29: Norwegian Fashion and Sport

30: Trondheim

31: Todd and Alex in a British Pub | Alex and Emily | LONDON CALLING | We started our adventures with Alex in London, England.

32: Some of our favorite British destinations!

33: Exploring London

34: The Tower of London is an infamous place where thousands of people lost their lives

37: London Bridge is falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, my fair lady!

38: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

40: Liverpool, England Home of the BEATLES

41: Strawberry Fields Forever

42: The Cavern was the first club in which the Beatles played. | We went all over Liverpool on two Beatles tours. Above center: Beatles Museum and John Lennon's fave bar.

43: Gogh to Amsterdam! | Amsterdam

45: Anne Frank Huis

47: Gay Paris!

48: Out and about in Paris, we experienced many of the wonderful things this grand city has to offer: le Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame, le Metro, escargot, pain au chocolat, street dancing, le Louvre, and WINE.

54: Castle de Versaille | The home of all the kings and queens of France

56: Our Polish-ish Friends! | Jeff, Edwina, Greg, and Emily | Goofing around in Trondheim | April

57: A Real Polish Meal: Borscht, Pirogi, Carrot Salad, Bacon, Butter

58: Le Cote D'Azur

59: Todd spent a week in Southern France while Emily spent a week with her students. He knew one phrase: "Je voudrais un pain au chocolat, s'il vous plait."

60: Mrs. Olin's Year 8

61: Our trip to the island of Sula

64: Braving the rope line

66: The sick (yep, that's me on the left!)

67: Steinstock 2008

68: After Steinstock, Ian, Todd, and I set out for Sweden early in the morning.. After a slow start (Ian kind of forgot to set his alarm), we were on our way! We loved that it was similar to Minnesota. | S W E D E N

72: MAY | At Warsaw University | Warsaw, Poland

73: We were lucky to stay with Greg in Warsaw!

76: We ended our wonderful time in Warsaw and set out for... | ...Krakow, Poland!

80: Auschwitz

81: Syttende de Mai | Syttende Mai May 17

82: Emily marched with her students in the Children's Parade. | M A Y 1 7

83: Our Norwegian Stuff!

84: Our Going Away Party

85: The Midnight Sun

86: Lofoten Islands-Land of the Midnight Sun

87: Billions of Years Old

88: Biralee International School Staff 2007-2008

89: Todd and Emily helped out during Art Week. We talked about America, teaching them about dream catchers, line dancing, and hip hop music.

90: Year 8 Graduation and Variety Show

91: Nidaros Cathedral | Marilee and Brian Arrive! | June

92: B E R G E N N O R W A Y

93: H u r t i g r u t e n

94: Prague

95: Venice, Italy

96: Cinque Terre Amalfi Coast Luca Tuscany Rome | Italia

98: I R E L A N D

99: Trondheim | Minneapolis | Dublin | JULY

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  • Title: Olin Family 2008
  • Our final year in Norway
  • Tags: norway, olin, italy, beatles, alex wenzel, liverpool, todd, emily, dublin, sweden, bergen, paris, london
  • Published: about 8 years ago