Truemper mania

Strange postures at the locks at Brekke

Strange postures at the locks at Brekke

Gracie and Lycy loved swimming in this little lake

Gracie and Lucy loved swimming in this little lake

The locks with the biggest drop in Northern Europe 4 locks of 40 ft each

The locks with the biggest drop in Northern Europe 4 locks of 40 ft each

Looking to the south from the little harbour on the prairie

Looking to the south from the little harbour on the prairie

McCartney and Lennon found inspiration to "Norwegian wood" right here

McCartney and Lennon found inspiration to “Norwegian wood” right here

Laughing at the world`s biggest butt

Laughing at the world`s biggest butt

Grey

Grey day in Halden but Trista was so happy to cool down

Can you please all stand up and go to the stove

Can you please all stand up and get Trista some tubed caviar and tubed hamcheese

Th little harbour downtown Halden

Th little harbour downtown Halden with a life ring just in case

This woman has lived in Halden for a long time but might be foreign

This woman has lived in Halden for a long time but might be foreign

Trista has goat cheese and herring in her mouth - she tries everything

Trista has goat cheese and herring in her mouth – she tries everything

The guns of Brixton...no Halden, still pointing towards Sweden

The guns of Brixton…no Halden, still pointing towards Sweden

Lucy struck gold...again

Lucy struck gold…again

The fjordview from the fortress

The fjordview from the fortress

Good looking family gathered there today

Good looking family gathered there today

Beautiful rain over Halden, I love the rain

Beautiful rain over Halden, I love the rain

Crossing the boarder from Sweden to Norway for the first time.

Crossing the boarder from Sweden to Norway for the first time.

Old town of Fredrikstad, Norway

Old town of Fredrikstad, Norway

One foot in Norway and one in Sweden

One foot in Norway and one in Sweden

Stroll in downtown Halden on our way to a cafè to eat cake (Fyrstekake)

Stroll in downtown Halden on our way to a cafè to eat cake (Fyrstekake)

The truempers smiling in front of the fortress

The truempers smiling in front of the fortress

Getting ready to pick loads of blueberries and buckets of chantrells

Getting ready to pick loads of blueberries and buckets of chantrells

Cousins getting ready to swim in the lake at Kruseter

Cousins getting ready to swim in the lake at Kruseter

Discussing conversins from cm to inches, gallons to liters and other numbers

Discussing conversions from cm to inches, gallons to liters and other numbers

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Three girls preparing to dive off a swedish platform

Having a rest at the Strømstad, Sweden bay

Having a rest at the Strømstad, Sweden bay

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At the entrance to the old town of Fredrikstad, Norway

Gracie taking a swing in Fredrikstad, Old town.

Gracie taking a swing in Fredrikstad, Old town.

Old town of Fredrikstad, Norway

Old town of Fredrikstad, Norway

Christer thinking about his butterfly stroke

Christer thinking about his butterfly stroke

Lycy looking at the kids feeding a chicken

Lucy looking at the kids feeding a chicken

Kai Haakon feeding a chicken

Kai Haakon feeding a chicken

Sisters in arm by Glomma, Norway's largest river

Sisters in arm by Glomma, Norway’s largest river

Willie thinking that he wants to stay longer...

Willie thinking that he wants to stay longer…

Look at these

Look at these

Market, crowded, not very nice

Market, crowded, not very nice

Say cheese darling

Say cheese darling

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Spectators holding their breath as the summer skiing competition begins

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Market, what a nightmare, we forgot the money in the car

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Walking, very concentrated before the children olympics at the tent site

Nice pig wants to be eaten

Nice pig wants to be eaten

Children's olympics egg race

Children’s olympics spectators can’t believe how well the Truempers are performing with so little experience and a huge language barrier

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Egg tossing competation where we took home the gold medal

Once again having a secret conversation

Once again having a secret conversation

Gracie at the kids olympics at Hvaler

Lucy at the kids olympics at Hvaler

At the children's olymptics at the tent site

At the children’s olymptics at the tent site

Wander what they are talking about

Wander what they are talking about

Kai's brother's daughter getting slick

Kai’s brother’s daughter getting slick

Sisters look OK although at Kai's mother's house after a long day

Sisters look OK although at Kai’s mother’s house after a long day

The gate into the inner sanctum in Halden

The gate into the inner sanctum in Halden

Inside the fortress in Halden looking down at the fjord separating Sweden from Norway

Inside the fortress in Halden looking down at the fjord separating Sweden from Norway