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
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!
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
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