Norway 12 July: Oslo
Holmenkollen - flying high in Norway
The Eternal Peace flame burns with a fire, like the fire within each one of our hearts, yearning for peace, individual and universal.
...to accompany the traditional Sami yoik (a type of folk-singing, which may be likened to invocational yoddling).
Lara, an ambassador of the Sami people, introduced us to his people's culture and spiritualilty, based on the oneness of all peoples and tremendous respect for Mother Earth.
We got special permission to go up through the back entrance, which meant climbing some 255 steps. You could see to the bottom from under your feet, an experience that led some runners to take the lift down :)
Roald Amundsens equipment and only surviving dog from his exhibition as first man to the South Pole...