October 8, 2015

Departure Trondheim - the capitol of Mid Norway

We are leaving Trondheim the capitol of Mid Norway. In the bacj we can see the tower at the Nidaros Cathedral.

The ship snchored to the right is MS Lofoten - a generation from the Coastal Express that operated in the period 1960 - 1990.

From the net:
Trondheim, historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Wikipedia
Area: 342.3 km². Founded: 997 AD
Population: 178,021 (2012) 

Just outside the harbor we pass the island and landmark: Munkholmen

From the net Munkholmen. Fortress.
Munkholmen is an islet north of Trondheim, Norway. It sits in the Trondheimsfjord about 1.3 kilometres northwest of the island of Brattøra and the mouth of the river Nidelva. Wikipedia

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