From Wikiwand: Gol stavkirke, interiøret sett mot koret. Foto: John Erling Blad, 28. november 2005.

Gol stave church interior, Norsk Folkemuseum This church was amazing and so moving for both Lydia and I.

Mittelalterliche Türen | Medieval Door tiles

century carved doors / door tiles from a stave church in Lærdal, western Norway, as exhibited in Bergen museum.

Inside Kvernes stave church (built around 1400) . The ship hanging from the rafter is 300 years old. As Norway is a seafaring nation, it is an old tradition to hang a ship in her churches.

Inside Kvernes stave church (from around 1400).

Inside Kvernes stave church (built around . The ship hanging from the rafter is 300 years old. As Norway is a seafaring nation, it is an old tradition to hang a ship in her churches.

The highly unusual ancient building in Scandinavia. "Stave Church in Norway, built in the late 1100's.  When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over 1,000 of them."

The highly unusual building in Scandinavia. "Stave Church in Norway, built in the late When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over of them.

900 YEAR OLD BORGUND STAVE CHURCH, NORWAY

This is the Borgund Stave Church in Borgund, Norway The church was built in the late 12 or early century and is the best preserved med.

(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.

Borgund Stave Church in Norway - stave churches were built in the late 1100's. When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over 1,000 of them."

Borgund Stave Church in Norway - stave churches were built in the late When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over of them.

The Stave Church at the Hjemkomst Center is a full scale replica of the Hopperstad Church in Vik, Norway. The church in Vik is one of 29 that remain of the 1000 Stave Kirkes built between the 1000 and 1300 time period.

The Stave Church at the Hjemkomst Center is a full scale replica of the Hopperstad Church in Vik, Norway. The church in Vik is one of only 29 that remain of the more than 1000 Stave Churches built in Norway during the time period.

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