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St. Olaf's Church, Balestrand, Norway

St. Olaf's Anglican Church, built in the pseudo-stave church style was completed in 1897 as a memorial to Margaret Green. Margaret, an English lady came to the fjords as a tourist to hike the mountains. She met, fell in love with and married Knut Kvikne who was an avid mountain man. Being a very pious woman, she wished for an Anglican church in Balestrand. She started the church with her husband, but died before its completion. Sunday services are held during the summer months, being conducted by rotating vicars from England.

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Taken on August 23, 2008