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Lillehammer

2014.09.02
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The coat-of-arms was granted in 1898 and shows a birkebeiner, carrying a spear and a shield, who is skiing down a mountainside. It symbolizes the historical importance of when the Birkebeiners carried the to-be-King Haakon from Lillehammer to Rena on skis.
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The ski jumping hill Lysgårdsbakken was the venue of the opening and closing ceremonies.
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July 24, 2014
7 Comments
marilynx Colorful and informative, as always!
marilynx · 2014-09-02: 14:21
finbarr Excellent set !
finbarr · 2014-09-02: 17:43
Tulip thanks for sharing your photos and info..
Tulip · 2014-09-02: 17:58
Jarvo Very interesting.
Jarvo · 2014-09-02: 20:12
NellyBly Jarvo took my words..anyway..very interesting and colorful.
NellyBly · 2014-09-02: 21:37
StillBill Interesting indeed. Great shots and post.
StillBill · 2014-09-02: 22:43
JustmeG interesting ski jumping hill!
JustmeG · 2014-09-03: 00:23
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Category: Architecture
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