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Up the Mountain Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

What’s the most Norwegian thing there is? Above trolls, Vikings and brunost (Norwegian brown cheese), I’d put hiking in the Norwegian fjell [fyell] (mountains). Vil du bli med på fjelltur? (Do you want to go on a mountain trip with me/us?) Fjellturer are a sosial aktivitet which makes your heart go faster! Even if you…

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Mountains in Norway Posted by on Jul 13, 2010

Norway is one of the most moutainous countries in the whole world.  Only 10% of the land is arable and the rest is fjell and thus it takes forever to get anywhere because you undoubtedly have to go up and down and around this bend and that bend.  Despite extended travel time, fjellene are…

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