Journey to Lillehammer © Tracey M Benson
September 9, 2017

Day trip to Lillehammer

After several days stuck inside and working with screens, it was time to head out for an adventure.

I was intrigued by Lillehammer as it seemed to be a very dramatic landscape from the pictures I have seen. Last year we got hooked on a TV show of the same name and it was a place I wanted to explore. There is also a 12th Century Stave church in the open air museum – Maihaugen which was a good reason for taking the 3 hour journey.

Those of you who know me well, know that I love a good road trip. What is also enjoyable is a train ride – except you can’t jump on and off when you need some fresh air.

My first impression is that it is much more focused on tourism than Drammen – with the main street lined with many shops and cafes. It is also very picturesque and I loved the colourful houses. Here are some pictures from around town.

I arrived quite late at the Maihaugen and they kindly let me for child’s price as I only had an hour. That was more than enough time to soak up the ambience of the stave church and surrounds. I even got some 360 camera footage which I will share at a later point.

When I got back to Drammen I went straight to my favorite restaurant – the Cappadocia Restaurant – made short work of my dinner – must have needed a good feed after my big adventure 🙂

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About bytetime

Tracey M Benson is a lover of travel, having a diverse background as an artist, writer and researcher. Working with online environments since 1994, Tracey's experience includes providing digital media, web and social media solutions to government, non-profit, private industry and tertiary sectors. Her focus is on sustainability behaviour change and the use of communications and emerging technologies to empower community and build culture.


Art Projects, Artist Residency, Waters of the Past


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