Norway 2016 - Gudbrandsdalslaget I
Norway 2016 - Gudbrandsdalslaget I
Join the Gudbrandsdalslag of America as they travel in the steps of their ancestors and as they discover their roots in Gudbrandsdalen and explore the Norway of the 21st Century Norway 2016 If you are interested in participating in the Gudbrandsdalslag tour, please contact: Jim Olson, Lag President at: [email protected] | 605-332-1321 Brekke Tours & Travel at: [email protected] | 1-800-437-5302 Gudbrandsdalslaget 2016 Tour to Norway The Gudbrandsdalslag has sponsored Some of the aspects of 21st Century four tours in recent years to Gudbrandsdal Norwegian life that we are considering and other parts of Norway, all of them in exploring include: cooperation with Brekke Tours and Travel in • The influence of the discovery of oil Grand Forks, North Dakota. We are excited upon Norway and today’s economy about the possibility of a tour in 2016, that (visit Stavanger and its oil museum will build on our past experiences and might be possible) deepen our connection with our ancestral • Modern day practices are changing the homeland. role that fishing has played through the We have been exploring the theme of years (visit a fish farm in Hordaland) “Norway in the 21st Century” for our next tour. • The current political system with a visit To be sure, we will travel in Gudbrandsdalen to the Storting (parliament) in Oslo and and visit the communities from which our a lecture on Norwegian political life immigrant ancestors came. There will be • The significant changes in the E6 visits to many areas of Gudbrandsdalen, but highway through Gudbrandsdalen we also want to visit other parts of Norway brought about by widening the road, as we did in 2012 when we visited Trøndelag even moving the road to the other side and traveled down the Atlantic Coastal of Laagen River and building tunnels Highway before entering Gudbrandsdalen. • What congregations and pastors Many of those tour members expressed are doing about the changes in the appreciation for expanding their knowledge relationship of church and state in and understanding other parts of Norway. Norway We also want to focus on some of the areas of life and culture of today that shape the Perhaps there are other areas of Norwegian world. contemporary Norwegian life that you might suggest. We have some ideas of places and resource people that can help us build a great trip. We are thinking that it would be best to travel to Norway in early June 2016, and that the tour would be about 14 days long. The topics that have arisen so far lead us to think that the area outside of Gudbrandsdal that we could best visit would be in Rogaland and some of its neighboring fylker (counties). There are some significant tourist experiences in those areas that can enrich our travel as well. We are in the beginning stages of planning for this tour, thus it would be valuable for us to learn of your interest and your ideas of what would make an excellent tour. Please speak with a member of the board, or contact: Lag President Jim Olson 605-332-1321 [email protected] Brekke Tours & Travel 1-800-437-5302 [email protected] You are also invited to visit our website www.gudbrandlag.org to learn about the plans.
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