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Norway and film Posted by on May 10, 2009

I have had a lot of exposure to Norwegian language, culture, and people.  I took Norwegian literature classes in college.  However, Norwegian film is something I have never studied.  When I was at St. Olaf, I watched a lot of Norwegian movies, but never really analyzed them.  The University of Oslo showed Norwegian movies a…

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The best gift to bring back from Norge Posted by on May 6, 2009

This post may be a long time coming.  Some of you might be wondering what kinds of gifts travelers typically bring back hom from Norge to show off their recent voyage and represent the country to their friends and family with little pieces of norsk culture.  Some trinkets that the average tourist bring back from Norway…

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Sykkelen Posted by on May 3, 2009

The bicycle.  Sykkelen is one of my favorite things ever.  Jeg elsker å sykle (I love to bike).  In southern MN where I live, the weather has not been the best this spring.  However, today is perfekt.  It is 67 degrees with mye sol (lots of sun!) and litt vind (little wind).  I ate some…

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