St Olaf's Way, Norway, a popular walking pilgrimage route between Oslo and Tronheim.  The train we rode follows the same route.

St Olaf's Way, Norway, a popular walking pilgrimage route between Oslo and Trondheim.

St. Olaf's Church, Balestrand, Norway

Olaf's Church, Balestrand, Norway in Dragestil (Dragon style) architecture

St. Olaf’s Castle, The water Fortress of Savonlinna, Finland http://www.cultureforfriends.eu/article/ST-OLAFS-CASTLE-THE-WATER-FORTRESS-OF-SAVONLINNA-FINLAND

The St. Olaf’s Castle, Water Fortress of Savonlinna, Finland.

St.Olaf's Church, Balestrand - Norway...both of my grandfathers had Olaf as part of their name.

Olaf's Anglican Church, Balestrand, Norway, was built in the pseudo-stave church style and was completed in by anek messier

(Imageinsight, 24/10/2014) St. Olaf's Church located in Balestrand, Norway. the difference her compared to most churches in the lack of stone where is gives the room a much warmer feeling rather than a large stone room. It appears to be a a common to use hard wood for any structure like a boat for Norse stave church to keep it in better condition against the elements.

Olaf's Church located in Balestrand, Norway. The lack of stone gives the room a warmer feeling than a large stone room. The love of wood and working staying into the second and third generations after my grandmother's immigration to America.

St. Olof Church, Sigtuna, Sweden ~ oldest city in Sweden (980) and the church built circa 1100 is dedicated to Viking King, Olaf Tryggvasson.  Photo: Robban.G

Olof Church, Sigtuna, Sweden ~ oldest city in Sweden and the church built circa 1100 is dedicated to Viking King, Olaf Tryggvasson.

St. Olaf’s Castle - Olavinlinna, Savonlinna, Finland                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Olaf’s Castle - Olavinlinna, Savonlinna, Finland. Well that is fate

The Chapel in Frozen was inspired by St. Olaf’s Church in Balestrand, Norway. It was also known as the English church because its construction was begun by Margaret Green, an Englishwoman who lived in the nearby mountains with Knut Kvikne, the man she fell in love with. Though she stayed there with him, she was also very pious, and began building the church with him to be able to practice her Anglican faith. Unfortunately, she died before it was completed.

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Olaf’s Church, Balestrand, Norway, aka where Elsa's coronation took place (Frozen)

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