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Returning home from Norway Posted by on Oct 7, 2010

I just returned home to MN from Norway yesterday and boy was it a lang dag (long day), starting with the very first part of the reise (journey).  My flight was scheduled to leave Bergen at 10:40 am en route to Amsterdam.  Flesland, the flyplass in Bergen is only a 25 min. drive from the…

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Norwegian words and phrases I use daily Posted by on Oct 5, 2010

I started thinking about all the ord (words) and fraser (phrases) I use daglig (daily) and came up with a list that I think would be useful for those learning norsk.  Some of them are hilsener (greetings), some are uttrykker (expressions). den e god — sounds good (literally ´that is good´).  One says this often…

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Doing Norway Cheaply and non-touristy Posted by on Oct 1, 2010

My friend and I are currently in Bergen sitting in Burger King, not to eat American greasy food, but actually to use gratis trådløst internett (free wireless internet) because apparently it is not common for cafés to offer this.  So here we are amongst the smells and American veggepynt (wall decorations). We are both slightly…

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