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Denmark-Norway ancestry trip with my mom:suggestions?

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Denmark-Norway ancestry trip with my mom:suggestions?

I'm healthy, mid-50's; she's healthy, mid-70's, both travelers, love to walk, drive, stay in new places on a budget, and are low-maintenance (but do want clean and safe lodging). Will be exploring Mom's roots: her father was from Denmark, mother from Norway. We think Copenhagen and Trondheim, but they seem very far from each other. Oslo would be good to see, too- distant relations there are possible (we're searching records now). Don't know where to start to plan an excellent, 10-day road/rail trip in June or July, 2013. All help and suggestions gratefully welcomed! (We're skillful planners: just need suggestions for reliable resources, as this part of the world is new to us).

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1. Re: Denmark-Norway ancestry trip with my mom:suggestions?

Copenhagen and Trondheim is very far from each other, however www.norwegian.dk has direct flights that takes one and a half hour.

A scenic route would be go by night ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo (http://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/) and then by train from Oslo to Trondheim - especially the train ride is very nice, but if you choose the ferry get up early and watch the approach to Oslo through the beautiful Oslo Fjord.

You can book the train ride at http://www.nsb.no/?lang=en_US - and then head to the Norway forum for many more ideas about exploring that wonderful country.

Here we can help you with things to see in Copenhagen - and of course how to find you grandfathers birthplace.

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2. Re: Denmark-Norway ancestry trip with my mom:suggestions?

Search your Norwegian ancestors here : arkivverket.no/eng/content/view/full/629

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