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Borgund Stavkirke, Norway, by Kurt Muetterties | angioman1: Built sometime 1180-1250 CE (12thcentury). Its walls are vertical wooden boards, or staves, hence the name "stave church" (stavkirke). Several runic inscriptions are found on the walls of the church. One reads: "Tor wrote these runes in the evening at the St. Olav's Mass", and another reads "Ave Maria". These can be found at the west portal of the church. [Please keep photo credit and original link if repinning. Thanks!]
Norway - Store Skagastølstind | Flickr Shot on our way up the Sognefjell mountain road framed by harsh peaks and mighty glaciers of Jotunheimen. It is actually the highest one in Northern Europe, reaching 1434m, connecting Gaupne and Lom. In the background, one can see the cloudcovered mountains of Hurrungane with the Store Skagastølstind.