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At Sea: Munkolmen Island (Monk’s Island) and Lighthouses, Norway

The MS Midnatsol left Trondheim promptly at Noon and passed Munkolmen Island (Monk’s Island), home to Kristiansten Fortress and a Benedictine Monastery. Monk’s Island was Trondheim’s execution grounds in ancient times. Benedictine monks built on the island in the early 11th century,